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New customer services team at SCA Merchant Services 14 August, 2020
Following an extensive period of strong continuous growth, SCA Wood UK has expanded its customer services team in Welshpool, Powys.
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Scott Group appoints Gill Gorman as group HR director
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Leading pallet and industrial supplies business, Scott Group has appointed Gill Gorman to the newly established position of group HR director.
ISC 2020 registration now open
Thursday, August 13, 2020 The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) and the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) have announced the opening of the registration for the virtual edition of the International Softwood Conference (ISC) 2020, which will take place on October 8 2020 from 12.00 to 16.20 CET.
James Donaldson Group appoints new CFO
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Arlene Cairns has joined James Donaldsons and Sons Ltd (JDS) as its new chief financial officer (CFO), effective from August 3.
Vecoplan to host online wood biomass presentation
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Following the success of its 360° Days online event in May, which covered recycling and waste treatment, Vecoplan has organised a second one, this time for the wood biomass sector. The two day event will be streamed on September 9-10.
Tangent Furniture assets to go under the hammer
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 Extensive machinery, vehicles and stock of Tangent Furniture Ltd are to be auctioned off by Hilco on August 12.
TTJ Webinar to update on markets and unveil TTJ Awards shortlists
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 TTJ’s latest webinar Coming out of Covid: Timber market update will air on Monday August 10 at 2pm UK time and will end with the unveiling of the TTJ Awards 2020 shortlists.
SMARTPLY plant set for €44m upgrade
Monday, August 03, 2020 Coillte, Ireland’s largest commercial forestry and land solutions company, has approved a €44.4m investment to improve and upgrade MEDITE SMARTPLY’s SMARTPLY OSB plant in County Waterford.
Builders merchants sign up for talent scheme
Friday, July 31, 2020 Companies employing more than 100,000 people signed up to support the Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme when it went live on July 24.
Timber 2020 goes online
Friday, July 31, 2020 The Wood Technology Society (WTS) has announced that Timber 2020 will now be delivered as a virtual conference. This is due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and restrictions on travel and the need for social distancing. The date of the event September 9-10, remains the same.
Neil Donaldson bows out after 45 years at family firm
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Neil Donaldson has announced his retirement from James Donaldson & Sons, after 45 years with the business, as he hands over the reins to the sixth generation.

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