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Time for Technology 20 September, 2016 The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney > read more

Butterfly takes off 19 August, 2016 A Sunderland roof truss producer is moving into timber frame thanks to newly installed technology

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

Laser focus 19 August, 2016 Leading roof truss and engineered fl oor systems fabricator Pasquill has been investing in production technology and software to optimise operations, reports Stephen Powney from the company’s Redhill branch

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

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

The Italian job 21 June, 2016 The Xylexpo woodworking technology fair in Milan had something for everyone this year, reports Stephen Powney

Separating fiction from fact 21 June, 2016 Consulting wood scientist Jim Coulson looks at the subject of wood preservation in this latest Talking Timber column

Pressure on creosote 20 May, 2016 Creosote has long been a high performance method of preserving timber, but ever-tightening
regulation on its use is causing some to look at alternatives, reports Stephen Powney

Timber treatment’s case in the round 20 May, 2016 The emergence of the circular economy concept and the rise of timber in construction pose
opportunities and challenges for the timber treatment sector. Mike Jeffree reports

Fit for Purpose 20 May, 2016 Both the preservatives sector and timber fastener industry have worked hard to make sure fixing into preservative treated wood is as trouble-free as possible, Stephen Powney reports

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