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Xylexpo organisers admit 2020 show is now “impossible” 13 July, 2020
The 2020 edition of the Xylexpo international woodworking exhibition has now been cancelled after organisers admitted it was “impossible” to organise the event in 2020.
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Industry-wide Wood CO2ts less marketing campaign launched
Monday, July 13, 2020 An industry-wide campaign - Wood CO2ts less - has launched to encourage greater use of wood.
Lord Goldsmith calls for “colossal endeavour” to hit planting target
Monday, July 13, 2020 Forestry minister Lord Goldsmith has urged farmers and landowners to join a “colossal endeavour” to deliver a huge increase in tree planting in England, to meet targets and deliver a wide range of economic and environmental benefits.
Vecoplan launches new wood shredder
Monday, July 13, 2020 Vecoplan has launched a new VRZ shredder, which, it says, stands out in particular due to its rotor: Instead of conventional cutting tools, this unit is equipped with sickle-shaped ripper teeth. As a result, the machine can even break up and shred wired bales of different materials. The developers placed great emphasis on a robust design requiring little further maintenance.
Two new users for CounterAct Software
Monday, July 13, 2020 Border Merchant Systems has welcomed two new users of its CounterAct software despite the restrictions imposed by Covid-19.
TTJ Awards voting closes today
Friday, July 10, 2020 Voting in the 24th annual TTJ Awards closes today (Friday July 10) at midnight.
MSC goes digital with instant quote function
Friday, July 10, 2020 Global container shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has moved towards digitalisation with the introduction of an instant quote function for its online cargo bookings.
Setra maintains full sawmill production
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Swedish sawmiller Setra says COVID-19 is continuing to cause uncertainty but it has succeeded in maintaining full sawmill production without furloughing any employees.
Impra Wood Protection develops surface cleaner to help fight against Covid-19 spread
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Impra Wood Protection has started production of a new hard surfaces disinfecting product in the UK to help in the fight against Covid-19.
New TimberWorld branch opens
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 Arnold Laver TimberWorld has announced the opening of its new branch in Milton Keynes.
Timber Trade Corona Cut Challenge closing in on £5,000 target
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 National Timber Group directors Peter Howarth and Richard Jarvis have already raised more than £4,000 for charity in the Timber Trade Corona Cut Challenge.

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