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GE Robinson boosts sideloader fleet
Friday, January 06, 2017 Long-standing UK timber importer GE Robinson & Co Ltd has boosted its efficiency with the addition of five more Baumann sideloaders.
Crown Timber changes name to Södra Wood Ltd
Tuesday, January 03, 2017 Crown Timber Group Plc has announced that it has been renamed Södra Wood Ltd.
Further timber companies to receive FLEGT-licensed shipments
Monday, December 19, 2016 As Indonesia’s first official shipment of FLEGT-licensed timber nears the UK, further timber companies are announcing they are to receive some of the products.
First FLEGT-licensed timber shipments now bound for UK
Friday, November 18, 2016 UK agents, importers and distributors are preparing for the first shipment of FLEGT-licensed Indonesian timber products, with James Latham and Plaut International among those relishing the landmark.
Lathams to get first FLEGT licensed timber
Monday, November 14, 2016 James Latham is set to take delivery of one of the first shipments of FLEGT-licensed timber products to the EU from Indonesia early in the New Year.
George Donaldson CBE - a Scottish timber pioneer
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 George Donaldson, a leading figure in the Scottish timber trade and who played a key role in building one of Scotland’s most successful family companies, has died.
SCA acquires Swedscot Timber
Monday, September 26, 2016 SCA Timber Supply UK has acquired Scottish timber distribution business Swedscot Timber Ltd.
Rougier upbeat despite sales dip
Thursday, September 15, 2016 French-based African hardwood and plywood producer and distributor Rougier expects growth to resume in the second half, after a difficult first six months.
Huge timber model created for Great Fire recreation
Friday, September 02, 2016 UK timber companies MBM Forest Products and Falcon Panel Products have supplied materials for a high-profile event which will recreate the Great Fire of London this weekend.
TTJ Awards guest numbers hit 400
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 TTJ Awards judges have been busy meeting up to assess the judged categories, as ticket sales for the 20th anniversary event reach 400.
Timbmet continues to improve profits
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 The Timbmet Group has reported a third year of stabilising revenues and improvement of both its gross and net profitability.
Arbor in £2.8m MDF investment
Monday, July 11, 2016 Arbor Forest Products has invested £2.8m in a new MDF mouldings production unit that will double the company’s capacity.
Firecrews save stock at Arnold Laver warehouse in Sheffield
Monday, July 04, 2016 The quick actions of firefighters are being credited with preventing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage at an Arnold Laver timber product warehouse in Sheffield.
James Lathams in annual pre-tax profits boost
Thursday, June 23, 2016 UK timber products distributor James Latham has recorded a £2.8m growth in annual pre-tax profits to £12.9m.
Meyer joins BMF
Friday, May 27, 2016 UK wood-based panels distributor Meyer has joined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).
Marley Eternit acquires John Brash
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Roofing system manufacturer Marley Eternit has announced the acquisition of leading roof batten producer John Brash & Co for an undisclosed sum.
DLH reports €11.4m annual loss
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 Danish based timber company DLH, which has been steadily divesting its operations during the past two years, has reported a total annual loss of €11.4m.
Södra acquires Crown Timber
Friday, April 01, 2016 Swedish sawmiller Södra has acquired the remaining shares in UK importer and distributor Crown Timber Group Plc (Crown Timber).
John Brash unveils investment
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 John Brash & Co Ltd has completed the second stage of its near-£1m investment this year to significantly improve productivity, capacity, and health and safety at its Gainsborough headquarters

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