New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on http://www.ttjonline.com http://www.ttjonline.com/ en-us http://www.ttjonline.com/ New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://http//www.ttjonline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif TTJ Virtual Awards kicks off next week http://www.ttjonline.com/news/ttj-virtual-awards-kicks-off-next-week-8133630 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/ttj-virtual-awards-kicks-off-next-week-8133630 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/batten-availability-behind-sr-timbers-lockdown-growth-8132502 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/batten-availability-behind-sr-timbers-lockdown-growth-8132502 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/fire-door-manufacturer-develops-industry-first-solution-to-transform-fire-safety-sector-8132446 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/fire-door-manufacturer-develops-industry-first-solution-to-transform-fire-safety-sector-8132446 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/holmen-acquisition-of-martinsons-gets-green-light-8132437 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/holmen-acquisition-of-martinsons-gets-green-light-8132437 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/wood-awards-2020-shortlist-revealed-8132415 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/wood-awards-2020-shortlist-revealed-8132415 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/soil-association-welcomes-uk-proposals-on-illegal-deforestation-8132401 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/soil-association-welcomes-uk-proposals-on-illegal-deforestation-8132401 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stewart-milne-homes-secures-funding-for-1000-new-homes-8127359 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stewart-milne-homes-secures-funding-for-1000-new-homes-8127359 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/international-timber-in-project-with-with-odonnell-brown-architects-8132518 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/international-timber-in-project-with-with-odonnell-brown-architects-8132518 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bsw-launches-carbonstore-8124658 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bsw-launches-carbonstore-8124658 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-invests-in-clt-production-in-czech-republic-8124656 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-invests-in-clt-production-in-czech-republic-8124656 <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