New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on ttjonline.com http://www.ttjonline.com/ en-us http://www.ttjonline.com/ New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://ttjonline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Devon refurb wins Gold Award at Wood Awards http://www.ttjonline.com/news/devon-refurb-wins-gold-award-at-wood-awards-5984837 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/devon-refurb-wins-gold-award-at-wood-awards-5984837 A refurbished house in Devon that makes extensive interior use of timber has won this year’s Wood Awards Gold Award. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:04:01 GMT Groups welcome Budget housing sector boost http://www.ttjonline.com/news/groups-welcome-budget-housing-sector-boost-5984898 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/groups-welcome-budget-housing-sector-boost-5984898 The Construction Products Association (CPA) and Timber Trade Federation are among groups welcoming the government’s Budget moves to help the construction sector. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:55:00 GMT UK timber import slowdown predicted http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-timber-import-slowdown-predicted-5982882 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-timber-import-slowdown-predicted-5982882 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is predicting a slowdown in the UK’s softwood imports for 2018. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:31:00 GMT Plaut races to 90th anniversary party http://www.ttjonline.com/news/plaut-races-to-90th-anniversary-party-5981469 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/plaut-races-to-90th-anniversary-party-5981469 Timber import agent Plaut International celebrated its 90th anniversary with a day at Doncaster Races for customers and suppliers. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:13:22 GMT Management buyout at Mildands window company http://www.ttjonline.com/news/management-buyout-at-mildands-window-company-5981427 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/management-buyout-at-mildands-window-company-5981427 Joinery industry figure Roy Wakeman has led a buy-in management buyout deal of the New Window Company, a supplier and installer of contemporary and period windows and doors. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:52:00 GMT Saint-Gobain acquires Scotframe http://www.ttjonline.com/news/saint-gobain-acquires-scotframe-5973602 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/saint-gobain-acquires-scotframe-5973602 Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has completed the acquisition of Scotframe Limited, accelerating its involvement in the offsite manufacturing and closed panel construction market. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:38:59 GMT Grafton revenue up, demand softened in October http://www.ttjonline.com/news/grafton-revenue-up-demand-softened-in-october-5968534 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/grafton-revenue-up-demand-softened-in-october-5968534 International merchanting and DIY business Grafton Group recorded a 9.1% increase in revenue to £2.3bn for the 10 months to October 31, 2017. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:31:00 GMT Thornbridge in new investor partnership for growth http://www.ttjonline.com/news/thornbridge-in-new-investor-partnership-for-growth-5968450 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/thornbridge-in-new-investor-partnership-for-growth-5968450 Scottish timber processor and distributor Thornbridge Sawmills Ltd has entered into a partnership with investor Cairngorm Capital LLP. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:57:15 GMT Timber merchant fined £14,000 after employee death http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timber-merchant-fined-14000-after-employee-death-5967678 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timber-merchant-fined-14000-after-employee-death-5967678 Hampshire timber merchant J F Goodwillie Ltd has been fined after the death of a 48-year old employee. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:39:02 GMT UK’s oldest timber yard set to close http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uks-oldest-timber-yard-set-to-close-5965180 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uks-oldest-timber-yard-set-to-close-5965180 A judicial review has upheld a council’s decision to develop what is believed to be Britain’s oldest surviving timber yard dating from early Victorian times. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:18:00 GMT