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TTF joins forces with Timber Decking and Cladding Association 04 December, 2019
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has stepped up its efforts to create a unified voice across the timber sectors by signing a partnership agreement with the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA).
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Stirling duo bow out after 77 years
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 David and Dorothy Sulman, who will be well known to many in the timber trade, have recently announced their retirement from the Confederation of Forest Industries (Confor), on December 31, after combined service in the timber trade of 77 years.
Grown in Britain promotes a home-grown Christmas
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 Grown in Britain is urging consumers and retailers to choose certified British-grown Christmas trees this winter, for an independent assurance they are grown in the UK, high on quality and freshness and low on tree miles.
TRADA updates Eurocode 5 guide
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 The second edition of the “Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5” was launched at TRADA’s Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 27 – helping engineers maximise timber’s potential while meeting the requirements of Eurocode 5.
BMF achieves three nominations in Association Awards
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has been shortlisted in three categories of the Association Awards, which promote best practice and showcase important work being done in UK trade associations and professional membership organisations.
A strong year for forestry
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 The average price of commercial forestry on the market rose by 23% over the last year, according to the latest UK Forest Market Report produced by Tilhill Forestry and John Clegg & Co.
European hardwood markets feel the pinch, IHC hears
Monday, December 02, 2019 European hardwood demand is projected to fall 1.3% for the full year 2019, delegates at the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) in Berlin have heard.
TRADA conference inspires construction community
Friday, November 29, 2019 Around 140 construction professionals attended the TRADA Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 27.
BWF Awards celebrate excellence
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 The winners of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards 2019 were revealed at an evening of celebration held at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London on November 22.
Robertson closes Seaham factory
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Robertson Group has closed its timber frame housing factory in Seaham, near Sunderland as part of a strategic review of the business.
LIGNIA signs up Italian distributor
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 LIGNIA Wood Company has signed a distribution agreement with Italian timber specialists Bellotti Spa, who will distribute LIGNIA and LIGNIA Yacht modified wood products to the Italian and Swiss markets.

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