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 Devon refurb wins Gold Award at Wood Awards 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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