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Not quite so Great Expectations 20 August, 2015 The hardwood trade may have lost some momentum this year, but the outlook remains positive. And it’s unfazed by talk of an EUTR enforcement focus on the sector. Mike Jeffree reports. > read more

Timber on the menu 22 December, 2014 Timber continues to be, literally, the base for kitchens. Keren Fallwell reports on current design trends

Mixing the old and the new 19 November, 2014 Does the apparent rush for standardisation in mouldings mean the end of bespoke production? Camilla Hair of Snows Timber investigates.

Glee tidings 14 October, 2014 The timber garden products sector is looking forward to a bumper 2015 season. Sally Spencer reports on this year’s Glee exhibition

Wider export horizons 18 August, 2014 A depressed home market and rising timber consumption elsewhere in the world has seen both French hardwood and softwood suppliers become more export oriented, reports Jean-François Guilbert, managing director of marketing body French Timber

Wood products boost Bioeconomy 16 July, 2014 Finland’s timber sector has had to adapt to tough economic times, while its wider forestry industry has focused on developing a more diverse range of products from the fibre resource. However, wood remains at the heart of the country’s evolving bioeconomy, reports Aila Janatuinen, manager wood products, Finnish Forest Industries Federation.

Rebuilding Timber's market Share 16 July, 2014 Lawrence Young, chairman of the Structural Timber Association, discusses the market for building with wood in the UK

Growth in Britain 16 June, 2014 It’s been a busy year for Grown in Britain and it's set to get busier. CEO Dougal Driver explains how the movement has transformed demand and is now acting to drive innovation in the supply chain and change the public perception of woodland management

Research required 16 June, 2014 There are plenty of opportunities for UK timber but progress could be stymied by a lack of research. Keren Fallwell reports.

Fortis flexes its muscles 19 April, 2014 The UK’s newest and largest buyers’ group shared its ethos with members and suppliers at its Timber & Building conference. Keren Fallwell reports

Catching economies on the rise 19 April, 2014 There may still be speed bumps ahead, but the US hardwood sector is accelerating along the road back from recession, reports Judd Johnson of Hardwood Market Report.

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