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// TTJ Virtual Awards kicks off next week <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8133630/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The TTJ Awards 2020 will kick off next week – Friday, September 25 – and will be an opportunity for the wood product industries to unite, gather together in a safe online experience and celebrate excellence. Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:10:00 GMT Batten availability behind SR Timber’s lockdown growth SR Timber is reporting year-on-year double-digit sales growth for the first half of 2020 – despite the UK being in lockdown from March 23 to the middle of May, when the government started easing restrictions. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:50:59 GMT Fire door manufacturer develops industry-first solution to ‘transform’ fire safety sector A UK fire door manufacturer, supported by Made Smarter, has developed an industry-first solution to make safety inspections faster and more accurate, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:36:58 GMT Holmen acquisition of Martinsons gets green light Holmen’s agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products, has been given the green light by the Swedish Competition Authority. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:26:14 GMT Wood Awards 2020 shortlist revealed Seventeen structures and nine product designs have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2020 shortlist. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:19:17 GMT Soil Association welcomes UK proposals on illegal deforestation Soil Association Certification Forestry has welcomed UK government proposals to ensure supply lines are free from illegal deforestation. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:05:36 GMT Stewart Milne Homes secures funding for 1,000 new homes <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8127359/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Stewart Milne Homes has secured an additional £13m from Homes England to accelerate the delivery of new homes across a number of its developments in north-west England. Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:31:02 GMT International Timber in project with with O’Donnell Brown Architects TRADA member International Timber recently teamed up with O’Donnell Brown Architects to construct a community classroom – a self-initiated research project and build. Wed, 09 Sep 2020 23:00:00 GMT BSW launches CarbonStore <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8124658/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>BSW Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry management group, has launched a new carbon trading and offsetting service. Wed, 09 Sep 2020 05:21:54 GMT Stora Enso invests in CLT production in Czech Republic <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8124656/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Stora Enso is to invest approximately €79m in a new production line for cross-laminated timber (CLT) at its Ždírec sawmill in the Czech Republic. The investment will further enhance Stora Enso’s position as a global provider of high-quality engineered wooden elements and as a market leader in CLT. Wed, 09 Sep 2020 05:20:17 GMT