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James Donaldson donates £53,000 to charity 03 April, 2020
James Donaldson & Sons embarked on the fundraising campaign in June 2019 and has exceeded its target by raising £53,945 for its charity partner, Maggie’s.
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Biesse Group guarantees parts and service following production slowdown
Friday, April 03, 2020 Reacting to government measures aimed at tackling the coronavirus outbreak, Biesse Group has guaranteed to continue its full range of after sales support and spare parts shipment.
NHBC launches free training webinars
Friday, April 03, 2020 NHBC has launched a series of free training webinars to help support the construction sector during the coronavirus disruption.
BMF backs CLC plan to save UK construction
Thursday, April 02, 2020 Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) co-signs Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) letter to the Prime Minister requesting support for the production and distribution of building materials to continue.
FMB says builders still in dark over bailout loans
Thursday, April 02, 2020 The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is asking the Chancellor to address delays with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as small builders across the country are struggling to keep their businesses afloat.
EBRD provides €15m loan for Belarus sawmill
Thursday, April 02, 2020 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has confirmed that it provide a seven-year €15m loan to build a sawmill near Mozyr, Belarus.
British Columbia reduces sawmill output
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Three of British Columbia’s largest forest products companies announced reductions in output due to Covid-19 market volatility.
People in lockdown search for decking
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Internet searches for decking in the UK doubled in the week the country was told to stay at home according to new research from Composite Prime.
Metsä to build world’s most modern sawmill
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Metsä Group is to invest €200m and build the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma. It will be Finland’s largest ever sawmill investment.
Indonesians withdraw export legality licensing requirement
Friday, March 27, 2020 In a shock move, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade is pushing through a new regulation withdrawing the obligation on timber and wood products companies to provide legality assurance documentation with exports.
Moralt implements strategy to remain open
Friday, March 27, 2020 German door blank manufacturer Moralt has been quick to develop a strategy to see it through the coronavirus disruption and it looks to be paying dividends.

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