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Accoya egg cracks the Big Apple 24 April, 2014
Accoya modified wood has been used to create a 2.5ft egg-shaped sculpture for The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt in New York.
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EU imports of Chinese hardwood ply fall 4% in 2013
Thursday, April 24, 2014 EU imports of Chinese hardwood plywood fell slightly last year, but the EU Timber Regulation had less of an impact than expected.
SCM Home Event attracts 4,000 visitors
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 More than 4,000 people from 57 countries attended woodworking machinery producer SCM Group’s inaugural “Home Event” in Rimini on April 10-15.
LP takeover of Ainsworth still awaiting approval
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 OSB giants Louisiana-Pacific (LP) and Ainsworth Lumber Co Ltd have agreed to extend the completion date for LP’s takeover of Ainsworth.
Obituary – Daniel Richmond
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 It is with great sorrow that Prowood announces the tragic and untimely death of Daniel Richmond.
Costs savings spark new sideloader
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Italian sideloader manufacturer Baumann has introduced a range of electric-powered vehicles into the UK market.
Howarth Timber excels in charity efforts
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has raised more than £15,000 in the past year for its charity partner Caudwell Children, helping to provide autism therapy and specialist sensory equipment for disabled youngsters.
John White steps down from TTF
Monday, April 21, 2014 Timber Trade Federation chief executive John White said it had been an “honour and privilege” to lead the organisation, after announcing he was leaving the post after nine years.
Brash invests in nine sideloader fleet
Monday, April 21, 2014 Roofing and decking specialist John Brash has made a major investment in the materials handling operation at its head office in Gainsborough.
BWF in transatlantic stair alliance
Monday, April 21, 2014 The British Woodworking Federation Stair Scheme membership have signed an agreement with the US Stairways Manufacturing Association (SMA) to share expertise and information on innovation, technology, technical standards and best practice in staircase manufacture.
Danzer UK welcomes FSC reassociation roadmap
Monday, April 21, 2014 Ken Walsh, managing director of Danzer UK, described proposals for a ‘roadmap’ for the reassociation of the international Danzer Group into the Forest Stewardship Council as a “positive and encouraging” step.

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