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 Walford Timber acquires G & MB Manning Ltd http://www.ttjonline.com/news/walford-timber-acquires-g-mb-manning-ltd-5872637 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/walford-timber-acquires-g-mb-manning-ltd-5872637 Walford Timber is celebrating the successful acquisition of timber and fencing supplier G & MB Manning Ltd. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:05:04 GMT MBO secured at leading UK forestry management firm http://www.ttjonline.com/news/mbo-secured-at-leading-uk-forestry-management-firm-5870048 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/mbo-secured-at-leading-uk-forestry-management-firm-5870048 The future of Scotland’s largest independent forestry management business has been secured through an MBO. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:42:21 GMT Scotline launches new ship at Rochester http://www.ttjonline.com/news/scotline-launches-new-ship-at-rochester-5865971 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/scotline-launches-new-ship-at-rochester-5865971 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5865971/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Around 100 people descended on Scotline’s Medway Terminal at Rochester to see the official launch of the company’s new ship Scot Navigator last Friday. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:59:33 GMT Kronospan increases sales but gas explosion hit profits last year http://www.ttjonline.com/news/kronospan-increases-sales-but-gas-explosion-hit-profits-last-year-5863231 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/kronospan-increases-sales-but-gas-explosion-hit-profits-last-year-5863231 UK panel products manufacturer Kronospan’s newly-published accounts show it increased sales for the year ended September 30, 2016 but profits were reduced by a range of factors, including a gas explosion last summer at the Chirk factory. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:05:31 GMT Norbord to use drones in site maintenance inspections http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-to-use-drones-in-site-maintenance-inspections-5860666 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-to-use-drones-in-site-maintenance-inspections-5860666 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5860666/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Norbord’s factory in South Molton is beginning to use drones to help identify and reduce the risk of working at heights. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:16:00 GMT Scottish sawmiller in Nairn site investment http://www.ttjonline.com/news/scottish-sawmiller-in-nairn-site-investment-5860605 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/scottish-sawmiller-in-nairn-site-investment-5860605 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5860605/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Scottish sawmiller Gordon Timber has celebrated the opening of a purpose-built new office at its Nairn base. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:54:00 GMT Croatia oak log export ban discussed at EOS general assembly http://www.ttjonline.com/news/croatia-oak-log-export-ban-discussed-at-eos-general-assembly-5853405 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/croatia-oak-log-export-ban-discussed-at-eos-general-assembly-5853405 Croatia’s oak log export ban was a topic for discussion at the recent European Organisation of the Sawmilling Industry (EOS) general assembly in Vienna. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:03:03 GMT Health and safety warning issued to timber companies after court case http://www.ttjonline.com/news/health-and-safety-warning-issued-to-timber-companies-after-court-case-5852807 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/health-and-safety-warning-issued-to-timber-companies-after-court-case-5852807 Timber companies are being warned to make sure their health and safety standards are up to speed after a firm was fined despite no injury or ill-health being reported. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:14:35 GMT James Latham records pre-tax profits of £13.8m http://www.ttjonline.com/news/james-latham-records-pre-tax-profits-of-138m-5852791 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/james-latham-records-pre-tax-profits-of-138m-5852791 by SJ Pritchard<br/> <br/> UK timber products distributor James Latham plc has recorded another set of healthy annual financial results, with pre-tax profits of £13.8m (2016: £12.9m) for the year ending March 31, 2017. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Accoya producer grows sales http://www.ttjonline.com/news/accoya-producer-grows-sales-5850748 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/accoya-producer-grows-sales-5850748 Modified wood producer Accsys Technologies plc recorded an 18% sales volume increase in the year ended March 31, 2017 but loss before tax was €4.4m (2016: €0.5m loss). Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:18:12 GMT