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Wood Awards launches call for entries
14 March, 2018
The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has launched its 2018 call for entries.
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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.
DTE plans major role in UK glulam sector
Friday, February 02, 2018 Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has set its sights on becoming the UK’s market leader in the design and supply of secondary processed glulam.
James Jones invests £7m in new I-joist line
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 James Jones & Sons Ltd has announced a new £7m I-joist line investment for its plant at Forres.
Devon refurb wins Gold Award at Wood Awards
Thursday, November 23, 2017 A refurbished house in Devon that makes extensive interior use of timber has won this year’s Wood Awards Gold Award.
Timber trade gathers at Timber Expo
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Timber construction seminars, new product launches, a woodworking awards shortlist announcement and a UK/Belarus timber trade event were just some of the highlights taking place this week at Timber Expo.
Timber industry celebrates at TTJ Awards 2017
Monday, October 02, 2017 About 450 people attended the TTJ Awards last Friday at The Brewery in the City of London – a record number for the event.
Innovation Challenge launched to encourage new timber construction products
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 A new Innovation Challenge has been launched that will encourage the Scottish timber technologies sector to innovate and develop new products and systems for the construction industry.
Södra to invest in new CLT facility
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) production adjacent to its sawmill at Värö. The plans include a future investment in a larger facility.
Sodra Wood Ltd opens new UK HQ
Monday, June 19, 2017 Södra Wood Ltd (formerly Crown Timber), has relocated its UK and Irish operations to a new flagship HQ in the Office Park in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
L&G installs new management for CLT housing business
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Legal & General (L&G) has hired Rosie Toogood from Rolls-Royce as CEO of its modular housing business.
Binderholz acquires Finnish planing and glulam mill
Monday, March 20, 2017 Binderholz Nordic Oy has acquired the Anaika Wood Group’s planing mill and glulam works in Lieksa/Kevätniemi, Finland.
Steph McGovern to host TTJ Awards
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Broadcaster Steph McGovern will be the host and guest speaker for the TTJ Awards 2017.
MiTek’s UK chief steps down after 19 years at the helm
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 After 19 years with MiTek, David Fraser has stepped down as the managing director of MiTek Industries Ltd.
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.
Binderholz brings focus on UK market
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Austria-based timber group Binderholz is positioning itself to make greater inroads in the UK’s sawn and planed softwood market following the formation of a new UK division.
Moelven strengthens profits in first half
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Moelven’s accumulated operating profits for the first half of 2016 almost tripled to NOK205m (2015: NOK70m).
Last call for TTJ Awards entries
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 There is still time to enter the TTJ Awards’ judged categories, with the extended deadline being August 5.
Wood Awards shortlist revealed
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Some of the best architectural designs in wood have been chosen for the 2016 Wood Awards shortlist.
Boise Cascade reports Q1 net income of US$5m
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Boise Cascade, one of the largest producers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America has reported net income of US$5m on sales of US$880.7m for the first quarter.
Timber towers could transform London’s skyline
Friday, April 08, 2016 Researchers have presented plans for London’s first timber skyscraper to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

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