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Expo extras 20 September, 2016 Timber Expo 2016 has a host of added attractions, from linked UK Construction Week events, to awards, seminars and a beer festival > read more

The “science” of buying and selling 20 September, 2016 Timber pricing has a ‘wood’ science aspect – economics, psychology and sociology all playing a part in the equation. So is the timber trade capable, by application of those sciences, of change for the better? Andrew True, a recently retired trader himself, says yes

Diverse designs 20 September, 2016 The wood flooring sector is responding to changes in design trends with some inspiring new products and projects

Hitting the heights 20 September, 2016 Architects, engineers, construction industry professionals and representatives of the timber supply chain attended the fourth Wood for Good conference series at London’s Canada House at the end of June. Sally Spencer joined them

Joiners debate Brexit 19 August, 2016 Joinery companies and suppliers to the sector came together at the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Members’ Day to keep well informed about a host of important topics, writes Stephen Powney

Wood science - why does it matter? 19 August, 2016 A timber trade staffed across the board with knowledgeable wood professionals is something the whole industry should aspire too, says Wood Technology Society chairman John Park

Strategic thinking 20 July, 2016 The TTF has set out its strategy for the future, one that will see it add value to all its activities. Sally Spencer reports

Modified Rapture 20 May, 2016 After several years of steady growth the modifi ed wood sector is on the brink of major expansion. Sally Spencer reports

Looking ahead 20 May, 2016 As UK timber prices continue to struggle, Paul Trigg, assistant head of risk underwriting and timber specialist at global credit insurer Euler Hermes, examines the growing fi nancial risk in the sector’s supply chain

Wood: under-priced and undervalued 20 May, 2016 Andrew True, Wood Technology Society board member and experienced timber trader, continues his look at timber pricing

Positive trends after tougher year 20 May, 2016 There are early signs that 2016 will be a stronger year for US hardwood exports to the UK and the rest of Europe. Rupert Oliver of Forest Industries Intelligence reports

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