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UK government CLT ban over 18m might open doors for alternative glulam systems 12 December, 2018
Glulam post and beam construction may be a way for the timber construction sector to still have an option above six storeys following the government’s proposed ban on cross-laminated timber (CLT) above 18m.
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ETTF lead role passes to Thomas Goebel
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 AndrÈ de Boer is stepping down as secretary general of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) in 2019, handing over the reins to Thomas Goebel, chief executive of German Timber Trade Federation GD Holz.
BSW helps celebrate Latvian Christmas
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, and ambassador of Latvia to the UK, Baiba Braže, lit the lights of a Latvian Christmas tree this week to mark the country’s 100th year of independence and celebrate the continuing strength of UK-Latvian relations.
Rougier finalises sale of Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux
Monday, December 10, 2018 Rougier Group has finalised the sale of its Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux business to the Malvaux Group.
Timber building manufacturer Carbon Dynamic in administration
Friday, December 07, 2018 Scottish timber building manufacturer CLDB Ltd – trading as Carbon Dynamic – has gone into administration.
EPF signs landmark formaldehyde agreement for worker protection
Friday, December 07, 2018 The European Panel Federation (EPF) has signed a landmark agreement on enhanced protection in respect of formaldehyde for workers in the wood-based panels manufacturing industry.
Timberwolf shares Stage V facts
Friday, December 07, 2018 Timberwolf, Europe’s leading manufacturer of commercial wood chippers, is launching a campaign to help the arboriculture industry understand the key information surrounding the latest round of emissions legislation.
Finewood Marketing announces board changes
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 UK independent timber product agent Finewood Marketing is making a number of changes to its management team as a result of the imminent retirement of two senior directors.
Beers Timber Holdings acquires Tonge Bridge Timber
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Liverpool based Beers Timber Holdings has announced the completion of the purchase of Tonge Bridge Timber of Bolton.
TRADA University Challenge call for entries
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 TRADA is calling for entries for its annual student design competition.
Timber construction trend to continue despite building regs move
Monday, December 03, 2018 The move towards timber construction will not be thwarted by a change to building regulations aimed at banning use of combustible materials in new residential buildings over 18m, says the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI).

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