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TTJ Awards judged entry finalists vying for glory
11 September, 2018
Finalists in the TTJ Awards judged categories now only have 10 days before they find out if they have won.
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First UK MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology introduced
Friday, June 22, 2018 Edinburgh Napier University has introduced an MSc on Timber Architectural Design and Technology - the first programme of its kind in the UK.
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).
BWF calls for national fund to fix and replace fire doors after Grenfell finding
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is calling on the government to take action to ensure fire doors are installed as fit for purpose following reports that an undamaged door from Grenfell Tower had failed fire testing.
Tomorrow’s designers wow with timber multi-storey car park project
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 A talented multidisciplinary team from some of Britain’s best-known universities has won TRADA’s undergraduate Urban Buzz competition to design a timber multi-storey car park.
TRADA creates Urban Buzz
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 TRADA’s University Challenge 2017/18
 - Urban Buzz – is gearing up for action.
TTJ Awards 2017 prepares for action!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 The 2017 TTJ Awards is due to kick off on Friday at The Brewery in the City of London.
Lathams’ training success
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 A presentation and lunch was held at Leicestershire County Cricket Club on July 31 for eight students from James Latham plc who have recently qualified to Level 4 Certificate in Wood Science and Timber Technology.
TFT Woodexperts receives accreditation for new training course
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 TFT Woodexperts has received accreditation from Proskills Global Ltd for its development of a Level 6 (Equivalent) Diploma in Wood Technology.
Fire Door Safety campaign has biggest impact to date
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 The Fire Door Safety Week campaign reached almost double the audience it did last year.
Trade gathers at TTJ Awards
Monday, October 03, 2016 About 420 guests from across the timber trade gathered at the Brewery in London last Friday for the annual TTJ Awards.
BWF takes fight to Parliament to save joinery apprenticeships
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has taken its fight to save joinery apprenticeships to the House of Commons’ Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy.
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.
Proskills chief urges timber sector to pay towards future skills development
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 The head of the now closed timber and furniture sector skills council Proskills has warned the industry to “step up to the plate” to fund future skills development.
Timber industry skills shortage survey launched
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 A survey on skills shortages within the timber industry has been launched by the Confederation of Timber Industries and Proskills.
Students scoop WTA design prize
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Students from the Universities of Bristol and West of England have been presented with design competition prizes at the Timber Trade Federation’s Western Timber Association annual dinner.
University tour for timber sponsors
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Timber industry sponsors of students taking part in the Masters in Timber Engineering course at Edinburgh Napier University toured the construction and engineering facilities.
Architect fined over timber frame fire risk
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 A firm of architects fined for safety failings in the construction of a timber frame care home did not take account of how close the site was to another building.
BM TRADA continues CPD training for architects
Sunday, December 07, 2014 BM TRADA is set to deliver a series of in-house practice events aimed at architects and engineers as part of its CPD contract for Wood for Good.
New team to lead BMF Young Merchants
Friday, December 05, 2014 The Builders Merchants Federation’s Young Merchants group has elected Jamie Pierce, marketing manager of Parker Building Supplies, as chair and Victoria Fiddies, regional sales manager of Catnic, as vice-chair.

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