New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://http// Obituary – Tom A Bruce-Jones CBE <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7052246/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Tom A Bruce-Jones, chairman of James Jones & Sons Ltd (JJSL), passed away on January 23 aged 76. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:13:44 GMT TTF and WPA partnership to strengthen UK treated wood market The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Wood Protection Association (WPA) are joining forces under a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the UK market for treated wood. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:34:27 GMT MBM in supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7045364/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>MBM has formed a supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions (EWS) as part of MBM’s on-going commitment to expand its involvement with light and heavy engineered wood products and building systems. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:53:00 GMT LIGNIA signs up Global Timber Modified timber business LIGNIA Wood Company has announced a new distribution partnership that covers much of Europe and South-east Asia with Global Timber, one of Europe’s leading timber companies. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:39:06 GMT Wood Awards call for entries The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2019 call for entries. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:35:29 GMT Timber company blaze near Wigan A large timber merchant fire near Wigan has seen up to 40 firefighters involved. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:56:00 GMT SCA plans to boost Tunadal capacity by 50% Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:24:44 GMT UK softwood market prospects to improve if Brexit deal struck <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/7033111/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Surprisingly positive UK softwood forecasts were shared at the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) UK Softwood Conference last week. Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:26:00 GMT Travis Perkins and Grafton results “solid” despite mixed market backdrop Merchanting giants Travis Perkins (TP) and Grafton Group have reported solid annual results despite acknowledging a weaker market backdrop. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 12:35:58 GMT Taylor’s Timber Centre restructures A restructuring and business expansion programme at Taylor’s Timber Centre in Bradford has seen general manager Mark Pullan acquire a 25% shareholding in the business and take over as managing director. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 12:16:14 GMT