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 Walford Timber acquires G & MB Manning Ltd 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 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 <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 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 <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 <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 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 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 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 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