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Egger launches forest certification scheme 24 November, 2014
Egger Forest Management has launched a forest certification scheme for landowners.
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Norbord returns to BMF
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Norbord has rejoined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and attend the organisation’s recent Timber Forum.
Alsford sets up in-house mill for softwood
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Alsford Timber has commissioned a new planing and moulding line to bring production back in-house after more than a decade of outsourcing.
CWP expands in Sweden
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Continental Wood Products has opened a stockyard within its associated sawmill Jarl Timber in Broakulla Sweden.
Kronospan opens new port service for buoyant OSB
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Kronospan has begun importing OSB at Chatham, Kent, to meet the current strong demand and expected future growth of the product in the UK.
Housing upturn boosts timber frame
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Housebuilding has hit its highest level since the economic slide of 2007 and more builders are turning to timber to meet demand, according to new figures and industry sources.
Ditchling Museum wins Wood Awards gold
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft by Adam Richards Architects has won the Arnold Laver Gold Award in this year’s Wood Awards.
Kebony plans two more plants
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Kebony has plans to build two new manufacturing plants for its modified wood products after closing a deal on €8m of new investment.
TTBS golf in Premier league
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Premier Forest Products is to sponsor next year’s Timber Trades’ Benevolent Society’s National Golf.
Timber firms recognised in forest impact report
Monday, November 17, 2014 Timber industry companies have scored well in CDP’s 2014 global forests report, which ranks businesses on their efforts to minimise deforestation.
Confor campaigns for energy rebate for sawmills
Monday, November 17, 2014 Confor is demanding that a proposed relief payment from the indirect cost or renewables for energy intensive industries be applied to the sawmilling sector.

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