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Onwards and upwards 20 September, 2016 The British-grown timber sector is determined to make the best of the decision to leave the EU. Sally Spencer reports > read more

Forest forward 20 September, 2016 Forest Garden’s British-grown pedigree should be a post-Brexit benefit, but it’s not relying on that alone for success. Sally Spencer reports

Flying the flag 20 September, 2016 Demand for British-grown hardwoods is strong. Sally Spencer reports

Species for all seasons 20 July, 2016 A surge in Douglas fir is on its way in France, and it needs new markets, with the UK seen as a hot prospect. Mike Jeffree reports

Upturn in oak optimism 20 July, 2016 A range of factors are adding impetus to French oak production. Mike Jeffree reports

First ripples of renaissance 20 July, 2016 France’s construction recovery and export growth are among positive indicators for a French wood sector that’s been waiting some time for an upturn, reports Thibaud Le Moign of promotional organisation French Timber

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

Hot Prospects 21 June, 2016 Kiln manufacturers are optimising the drying process to improve product quality and reduce their customers’ costs. Keren Fallwell reports

Post recovery softwood sets sights high 21 December, 2015 The softwood industry is still shaking off recession in some areas, but sees major market possibilities ahead. Those were central conclusions from a dynamic International Softwood Conference. Mike Jeffree reports from Amsterdam

Sales talk 21 December, 2015 Forest Garden is one of the big names in the UK timber garden products and fencing markets. Keren Fallwell speaks to one of the company’s key figures John Gomersall.

German powerhouse 21 December, 2015 Germany remains the largest sawn timber producer in Europe. Lars Schmidt, CEO of the German Association of the Sawmill Industry (DeSH), explains current industry market dynamics

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