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Wood and water 20 July, 2016 Moisture content is an important facet of today’s timber product, says Wood Technology Society chairman John Park > read more

Innovators step right up 21 June, 2016 Innovators in the timber industry once again have an opportunity to be recognised in the TTJ Awards. Joint sponsor of the 2016 TTJ Timber Innovation Award TRADA says there is also a new twist to the category this year

On tour in Ireland 21 June, 2016 Glennon Brothers recently hosted a tour of Irish forest product operations for the six finalists of the 2015 TTJ Career Development Award, which the company sponsored last year. Sally Spencer reports

Timber Prices! 20 April, 2016 In the first instalment of a new regular Talking Timber column by the Wood Technology Society (WTS), board member Andrew True looks at the question of pricing in the timber trade

Society support 25 January, 2016 “Whatever Happened to the Institute of Wood Science?” asks Wood Technology Society chairman John Park.

Merchanting qualification launches 25 January, 2016 This January, Wood Campus launches its biggest project since the UK wood industry’s online learning and information resource first began in 2012.

Flying High 20 October, 2015 After the success of last year’s TRADA National Student Design Competition Velocity, TRADA was delighted to run the competition again for 2015 with a brand new brief, writes TRADA university liaison manager Elizabeth Turner.

Centre forwards 22 February, 2014 The BioComposites Centre is celebrating 25 years in business. Mike Botting, editor of TTJ sister magazine Wood Based Panels International, interviewed the Centre’s director, Rob Elias.

A fresh way of learning 22 February, 2014 Swedish Wood and its UK partners have devised a series of online CPD courses for architects. Wood Campus’s Tony Traynor reports.

A decade of development 18 May, 2013 Opening the call for entries, Camilla Hair of SCA Timber Supply reviews factors influencing the present and future of the TTJ Career Development Awards

Training tomorrow’s timber engineers 04 May, 2013 A major new initiative between the industry and Edinburgh Napier University aims to boost the UK’s timber engineering skills base. Mike Jeffree reports.

Building the future 23 April, 2013 TRADA’s University Engagement Programme is inspiring tomorrow’s architects and engineers about the merits of timber. David Castle reports

Committing to development 10 December, 2012 The joinery industry’s first CPD scheme has got off to a strong start, reports the BWF’s WITForum manager, Dave Campbell

Are you sitting sustainably? 12 November, 2012 AHEC’s latest project for the London Design Festival merged design with sustainability. Sally Spencer reports

Lesson in collaboration 31 March, 2012 Wood Campus is a new online information service for merchants and their customers

Seeing the wood for the trees 31 March, 2012 Treemetrics has developed forest measurement technology to bring lean manufacturing to the wood supply chain

Industry voice 17 March, 2012 The Trussed Rafter Association provides invaluable information, representation and publicity for its members

Harrogate has the Jewson lot 03 March, 2012

Summary
Jewson’s annual conference took place on February 1-2.
• Around 1,500 people attended.
• The...

Value-added ethics 03 March, 2012 Jewson is taking steps to help its customers understand the value of certification and chain of custody.

W12 Working with Wood 90% booked 18 February, 2012

W12 Working with Wood, the timber technology show, is 90% booked with nine months to go.

According to director John Smith-Bodden, around 100 companies have booked so far for the...

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