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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TTJ editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Make sure it’s UC4
20 October, 2017
Sawmiller James Jones & Sons is expanding treatment and incising facilities, and wants to see the industry correctly treat ground-contact timbers to the UC4 standard
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Primed for growth 20 October, 2017 New Chinese investment plans are expected to fuel its growth of hardwood consumption, reports TTJ’s Asian markets specialist
Long-term performance 20 October, 2017 Northern Ireland sawmiller Balcas has been investing heavily in timber treatment and kilning facilities to boost confidence in treated fence post performance
Made in Britain 20 October, 2017 With an upsurge of interest in products made in Britain since the vote to leave the EU, TTJ looks at the story of timber fit-out product manufacturer Morland
Law’s Advocacy 20 October, 2017 Charlie Law believes innovation would help to secure timber’s place in construction and the circular economy. He talks to Keren Fallwell
Grenfell leads to materials scrutiny 20 October, 2017 Fire performance and preservative treated wood quality has topped the Wood Protection Association priorities in 2017, says WPA director Steve Young
Challenges for change 20 October, 2017 Joinery stalwart John Mumford, co-director of Westbury Windows & Joinery, has seen a lot in the industry. He shares his thoughts on where the sector has come from and where it may be headed
The vexed relationship between wood and wool! 20 October, 2017 What difference do the letters ‘CLS’ make to the size of sawn timber? John Park explains the bizarre naming systems for dimensional sawn timber
From poacher to gamekeeper 20 September, 2017 Andrew Carpenter’s career began in the masonry sector but he now champions structural timber – and still has time to star in a musical or two. Sally Spencer reports
Agents never die 20 September, 2017 Wood Technology Society board member Andrew True examines the role of timber agents in the timber trade
Floor Trends 20 September, 2017 Interior designers and colour specialists are setting the trends for 2018, but wood flooring will have a product to suit whatever fashion leads the way in the next 12 months
Timber expo gears up 20 September, 2017 The UK’s largest construction show – UK Construction Week – featuring Timber Expo prepares to open its doors once again
Harvesting more than timber 20 September, 2017 Specifying British timber provides more than just a cost benefit, as Grown in Britain CEO Dougal Driver identifies

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