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 Latvian mill acquires line from Bergs Byko-Lat has acquired a planing line from Bergs Timber’s Myresjö Sawmill which stopped production in the summer. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:45:22 GMT Harrow joiners destroyed in blaze <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5926672/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A Harrow joinery company’s two-storey warehouse was destroyed in a blaze which also forced the closure of the adjacent West Coast main railway line last night. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:27:00 GMT New UK construction orders hit lowest levels since Q1 2014 Newly-published ONS figures show that construction output in July fell by 0.9% and was 0.4% lower compared with one year earlier. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:31:36 GMT Södra to invest in new CLT facility <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5917528/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) production adjacent to its sawmill at Värö. The plans include a future investment in a larger facility. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:23:00 GMT BSW and Tilhill Forestry announce timber supply chain vertical integration <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5915478/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The final stage of Tilhill Forestry’s integration into the BSW Group has commenced. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:44:00 GMT Moelven considers Norsälven mill closure Moelven is considering closing the Norsälven sawmill because of the extensive investment that is necessary at the facility. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:37:00 GMT London mayor urged to adopt offsite housing to meet housing needs London mayor Sadiq Khan has been urged to champion offsite manufacturing to help address London’s housing needs. Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:22:00 GMT Grafton reports positive first half <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5914175/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Grafton Group plc has reported a 9% increase in revenue to £1.3bn and a recovery in profitability in traditional UK merchanting business in the six months to June 30. Thu, 31 Aug 2017 11:18:00 GMT Housing minister to speak at BMF day UK housing minister Alok Sharma will speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s Members Day in September. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:12:00 GMT Persimmon says UK housing market remains confident UK national housebuilder Persimmon plc has reported a 30% increase in first half pre-tax profits to £457.4m, describing the housing market as remaining “confident”. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:08:00 GMT