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Compsite Prime helps reduce plastic waste
Friday, June 15, 2018 Composite Prime says its wood/plastic decking saves the equivalent of 10 million plastic bottles every six months going to landfill.
Pasquill wins environment award
Thursday, June 14, 2018 UK roof truss giant Pasquill has won a prestigious Saint-Gobain Emerald Environment Award.
Minister visits Egger UK factory
Friday, June 08, 2018 Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, Jake Berry MP, has visited Northumberland’s largest private sector employer – Egger UK – as part of his visit to the county to discuss the Borderlands Growth Deal.
Timber drives merchants’ sales growth
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Timber helped drive growth in the value of builders merchants’ Q1 sales, according to the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).
Stora Enso in strategic partnership with university on forestry and bio-based materials
Monday, June 04, 2018 Stora Enso has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
DTE orders second Stromab crosscut
Monday, June 04, 2018 DTE has ordered a second Stromab crosscut for its Ilkeston depot after successfully installing a first machine for the automated cutting of I-Joists.
World’s “lightest” plywood available in UK
Monday, June 04, 2018 What is said to be the world’s lightest plywood is now available in the UK.
Transport fund receives boost
Friday, May 25, 2018 The Strategic Timber Transport Fund has received an increase in its budget for the second consecutive year.
Hardwood CLT structure to star at London Design Festival
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Waugh Thistleton Architects, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and ARUP are collaborating to present ‘MultiPly’, a modular cross-laminated tulipwood pavilion in central London for the London Design Festival.
Alsford in Brexit softwood prices warning to Lib Dem leader
Monday, May 21, 2018 Alsford Timber has warned Lib Dem leader Vince Cable that the company may have to pay millions more upfront to buy European softwood if the UK Government does not secure mutually-beneficial customs’ arrangements before the United Kingdom leaves the EU in ten months’ time.
Xylexpo shows 2018 growth
Monday, May 21, 2018 Organisers of the Xylexpo woodworking technology show in Milan have reported a 2.1% growth in visitor numbers at this year’s show.
Automated roof truss production first
Monday, May 21, 2018 Finnish robotic automation and software technology company Trussmatic has developed the first fully automated wood roof truss production line in the world.
Scotframe moves to target more English self-build business
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Scotframe has launched a permanent showroom and sales office at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon, as it targets a larger share of the English self-build housing market.
DTE in Hundegger investment
Thursday, May 17, 2018 DTE Ltd has installed a Hundegger Turbo Drive for processing Truss components at its facility in Ashford, Kent.
Sodra timber build subsidiary in landmark UK smart build project
Monday, May 14, 2018 Södra’s timber building subsidiary is supplying the UK’s first smart home housing development.
Richard Williams joins H&B
Friday, May 11, 2018 North Wales builders merchant Richard Williams has joined H&B merchant group.
SR Timber launches Service Charter
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 East Midlands-based SR Timber has launched a Service Charter in what trading director Shaun Revil describes as “a coming of age” for the company.
Jo Caulfield to host TTJ Awards
Monday, April 30, 2018 Acclaimed comedian and leading comedy writer Jo Caulfield will be the host and guest speaker at this year’s TTJ Awards in London on September 21.
Obit: Eric Maxwell
Friday, April 27, 2018 Taylor Maxwell founder Eric Maxwell has died at the aged of 93, the company has announced.

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