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DTE opens new branch in Warrington 28 January, 2015 | By Stephen Powney
Leading truss manufacturer Donaldson Timber Engineering Ltd (DTE) has invested £300,000 opening a new branch in the northwest of England.
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Paper market decline to hit Stora Enso Q4 results
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Stephen Powney
The decline in European paper markets are the main reason why Stora Enso will record non-recurring items (NRI) of €-225m in its Q4 results.
Finnish forest industry investment declines 13% in 2014
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Stephen Powney
Finnish forest industry investment declined by more than 13% to €573m, according to research by the Confederation of Finnish Industries.
Ghana timber export volumes rise 21%
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Stephen Powney
Latest export statistics from Ghana show the country’s timber product shipments rose 21% in the first nine months of 2014, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation. (ITTO).
New stats for merchant sector reveal £6bn+ annual sales
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Annual general builders merchants sales last year reached in excess of £6bn, according to new figures released by the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).
Russian sanctions lead to mill sale
Monday, January 19, 2015 Russian sawmiller RusForest has sold its Arkhangelsk sawmill and related assets because the ongoing Ukraine crisis and sanctions against Russia has made modernisation impossible.
Lonza revives Arch branding
Monday, January 19, 2015 Lonza Wood Protection will be rebranded globally as Arch Timber Protection following a strategic review of Lonza’s wood protection business.
New group editor at TTJ
Friday, January 16, 2015 Stephen Powney has been appointed as group editor of TTJ and sister magazine Wood Based Panels International (WBPI).
OSB campaign calls time
Friday, January 16, 2015 OSB industry promotional campaign JOSB Done is calling time after nine years of championing the use of the wood based panel.
Grafton boosted by £2.08bn turnover in 2014
Friday, January 16, 2015 Builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton has issued a trading update showing a 9.5% rise in revenue fto £2.08bn for the year ended December 31, 2014 (2013: £1.9bn).
UK fencing shipped to Falkland Islands
Friday, January 16, 2015 Fence posts made from North Wales timber are keeping sheep from straying in the far-off Falklands Islands.

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