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Timber companies encouraged to use TTF Academy for training of furloughed employees
15 April, 2020
UK timber company workers can brush up on their learning and skills during the current period of government restrictions, says the Timber Trade Federation.
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Wood-based panels industry scholarship offered
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 One award, worth £1,000 or two awards each worth £500 are now available to support early career development within the wood based panel sector.
Book your tickets for Wood and Wellness!
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Tickets for TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference are on sale with members of timber industry organisations able to qualify for a discount.
Modified glulam used for London restaurant
Monday, November 19, 2018 Accoya glulam has been used for a new restaurant in London.
TTJ announces Wood and Wellness conference
Monday, September 24, 2018 TTJ is to hold a major conference on wood’s role in the current trend towards health and wellbeing in the built environment.
Timber sector turns out in force for TTJ Awards
Monday, September 24, 2018 More than 400 people attended the annual TTJ Awards last Friday, with guest speaker and host Jo Caulfield providing the entertainment at new venue the InterContinental Hotel in Park Lane, London.
TTJ Awards judged entry finalists vying for glory
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Finalists in the TTJ Awards judged categories now only have 10 days before they find out if they have won.
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.

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