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Homag and Hundegger strategic partnership for timber construction 16 April, 2019
Leading German machine makers Homag and Hans Hundegger AG have formed a straetgic partnership for the worldwide marketing of integrated total solutions for timber house production.
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TTF starts industry “affordable” sales management training
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has launched an affordable training portfolio for the timber supply chain.
WPA Awards celebrate excellence
Friday, April 12, 2019 Excellence in the field of timber treatments was celebrated at the annual Wood Protection Association (WPA) Awards on April 10.
MultiPly takes centre stage in Milan
Friday, April 12, 2019 MultiPly, a 10m-high, carbon-neutral pavilion made entirely of American tulipwood has opened to the public in the courtyard of the University of Milan and it will remain there until April 19 as part of the curated Interni Human Spaces exhibition for Milan Design Week (Fuorisalone).
XL Joinery recognised as carbon neutral
Thursday, April 04, 2019 XL Joinery has been officially recognised and certified as a carbon neutral company following its sustained commitment to significantly reduce its carbon footprint. online trading platform to go live
Thursday, April 04, 2019 The online timber trading platform, brainchild of former Buildbase forest products director Andy Ferguson, is going live in April.
W Howard introduces biodegradable wrapping
Thursday, April 04, 2019 MDF mouldings manufacturer W Howard has responded to growing concern over plastic packaging waste by moving to 100% biodegradable wrapping for all its delivered products.
Howarth expands branch network
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has expanded its nationwide network with the recent launch of its new branch in Chester, bringing the total to 32.
Egger lobbies energy minister during Hexham visit
Thursday, April 04, 2019 Egger (UK) Ltd welcomed the UK government’s Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, Claire Perry to its factory at Hexham in Northumberland in March as it pressed more security over wood supplies.
Timber company arson attack
Thursday, April 04, 2019 An investigation has been launched after a timber yard was set alight in Ashton-In-Makerfield near Wigan.
New research reports on Scots pine
Thursday, April 04, 2019 A new research report highlighting the qualities of timber from Scots pine and promoting its greater use has been published by Forest Research (FR) and the Forestry Commission.

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