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BWF welcomes Building Safety Standards move in Queen’s Speech 16 October, 2019
The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has welcomed new Building Safety Standards legislation in this week’s Queens’ Speech as a “significant step forward”.
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Setra records SEK22m operating loss in Q3
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Swedish wood product manufacturing giant Setra says challenging market conditions has led to a SEK22m operating loss in Q3.
DF Richards invests in splicing machine
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 DF Richards, a wood veneering company based in Basildon, Essex has taken delivery of a new Fisher & Ruckle splicing machine for its lay on manufacturing division.
Cairngorm Capital acquires Chandlers and forms Independent Builders’ Merchant Group
Friday, October 11, 2019 Cairngorm Capital has continued its acquisition strategy in the builders merchant sector by acquiring southeast-based Chandlers Building Supplies Ltd.
European wood flooring consumption presents mixed picture in 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019 Wooden floor markets in France, Germany and Spain registered slight improvements during the first half of 2019, according to the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP).
Saint-Gobain Offsite Solutions Awards launched
Friday, October 11, 2019 The Saint-Gobain Offsite Solutions Awards (OSS) has been launched to celebrate industry success across the group brands of International Timber, Pasquill, Roofspace Solutions and Scotframe.
Skills driving job opportunities for future foresters
Friday, October 11, 2019 The future is bright for the growing forestry sector – so heard more than 200 students from across the country at a unique Future Foresters Skills Day organised by the Royal Forestry Society and hosted at Shuttleworth College.
BMF opens first regional training centre
Friday, October 11, 2019 The latest company to join the Builders Merchants Federation will also host the BMF’s first Regional Training Centre – a mini regional centre of excellence that will afford meeting and training space for smaller, local groups.
Certainly Wood launches firewood processing line
Friday, October 11, 2019 Herefordshire firewood company Certainly Wood has launched a new £400,000 firewood processing line – one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Kebony extension transforms home
Friday, October 11, 2019 A traditional 20th century house in Dorking, Surrey has been transformed with a contemporary extension designed by Lees Munday Architects.
BMF Members Conference heads south for 2020
Friday, October 11, 2019 The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has confirmed that it will hold its 2020 Annual Members Conference and Awards on September 16 and 17 at the De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor. Over 285 delegates attended the Federation’s 2019 Members Conference last month where they enjoyed two days of presentations, business workshops, networking and social activities.

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