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 UK joinery trade to converge for BWF Members’ Day http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-joinery-trade-to-converge-for-bwf-members-day-5819304 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-joinery-trade-to-converge-for-bwf-members-day-5819304 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5819304/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is gearing up for its annual Members’ Day 2017, which this year is themed on ‘Setting out for success in uncertain times’. Fri, 19 May 2017 11:30:00 GMT UK timber product imports rise 18% in Jan-Feb http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-timber-product-imports-rise-18-in-jan-feb-5815345 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/uk-timber-product-imports-rise-18-in-jan-feb-5815345 UK timber product import volumes increased by 18% in the first two months of 2017 compared to a year ago, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) latest statistics bulletin. Tue, 16 May 2017 12:01:00 GMT Arnold Laver backs British timber with GiB licence http://www.ttjonline.com/news/arnold-laver-backs-british-timber-with-gib-licence-5813839 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/arnold-laver-backs-british-timber-with-gib-licence-5813839 Major timber merchant Arnold Laver said its decision to come on board with the Grown in Britain campaign (GiB) is “good timing” considering the current overarching focus on the UK’s place in Europe. Mon, 15 May 2017 10:04:17 GMT PEFC Stakeholder Day highlights forest impacts http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pefc-stakeholder-day-highlights-forest-impacts-5813779 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pefc-stakeholder-day-highlights-forest-impacts-5813779 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5813779/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>A snapshot of the importance of forest certification and how it affects forests in North America, Asia and Europe will be given at PEFC’s Annual Stakeholder Day on July 4. Mon, 15 May 2017 09:33:00 GMT London seminar on Brazil timber trade http://www.ttjonline.com/news/london-seminar-on-brazil-timber-trade-5813757 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/london-seminar-on-brazil-timber-trade-5813757 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Embassy of Brazil in London are combining on a seminar to give the timber trade an update on the South American country’s wood products sector. Mon, 15 May 2017 09:24:29 GMT US predicted to import more wood from Europe http://www.ttjonline.com/news/us-predicted-to-import-more-wood-from-europe-5804759 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/us-predicted-to-import-more-wood-from-europe-5804759 Increased European lumber exports to the US are being widely predicted this year due to a combination of soaring US lumber prices and Canadian lumber exports being hit with new import tariffs on the American border, says Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). Thu, 04 May 2017 09:51:34 GMT Norbord reports strong demand in Q1 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-reports-strong-demand-in-q1-5804627 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/norbord-reports-strong-demand-in-q1-5804627 Panel producer Norbord’s European operations has reported continuing strong demand in Q1, with double-digit demand growth in both the UK and Germany. Thu, 04 May 2017 09:09:46 GMT Senior changes announced at James Latham http://www.ttjonline.com/news/senior-changes-announced-at-james-latham-5802141 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/senior-changes-announced-at-james-latham-5802141 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= '/Uploads/NewsArticle/5802141/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>James Latham has announced that Peter Latham will be retiring as non-executive chairman of James Latham Plc and will be leaving the business at the company’s AGM on August 23. Tue, 02 May 2017 11:19:21 GMT Stora Enso’s wood products division sees 34% Q1 earnings growth http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-ensos-wood-products-division-sees-34-q1-earnings-growth-5801913 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-ensos-wood-products-division-sees-34-q1-earnings-growth-5801913 Stora Enso’s wood products division has recorded a 34% improvement in Q1 operational earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) compared to a year ago. Tue, 02 May 2017 09:24:32 GMT Canada says American lumber duties will hit Canadian timber jobs and US consumers http://www.ttjonline.com/news/canada-says-american-lumber-duties-will-hit-canadian-timber-jobs-and-us-consumers-5801855 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/canada-says-american-lumber-duties-will-hit-canadian-timber-jobs-and-us-consumers-5801855 Canada has criticised the US government’s decision to impose countervailing duties of up to 24% on Canadian softwood lumber entering the US. Tue, 02 May 2017 09:00:00 GMT