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Nobu Portman Square readies for the TTJ Awards
19 August, 2021
The Nobu Portman Square Hotel will be the setting for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards taking place on September 17.
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Ayrshire sawmill creates 25 new jobs thanks to new forestry contract
Thursday, August 19, 2021 A timber processor in Troon is creating 25 new jobs thanks to a new contract awarded to them by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS).
LP sales more than double as OSB business soars
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation reported a 142% increase in net sales for Q2, 2021 to US$1.3bn compared to the same period in the prior year.
Arnold Laver sees 15% sales drop in 2020, reports stronger trading this year
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 UK nationwide timber products distributor Arnold Laver has reported a 15% decrease in its annual sales to £123.4m due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. But trading in 2021 is performing strongly.
Steico’s UK sales rise 51.6% in H1, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021 I-joist producer Steico has reported a 51.6% boost in its UK business for the first half of 2021.
TTJ Awards 2021 voted category shortlists released
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 The TTJ Awards 2021 is gathering momentum with the release of this year’s voted category finalists.
US construction company with largest CLT factory in North America files for bankruptcy protection
Thursday, June 10, 2021 A US construction services company which set up a US$150m mass timber (cross laminated timber – CLT) factory in 2019 has filed for bankruptcy.
UK timber sector co-ordinates on university design competition
Monday, February 01, 2021 The UK timber industries are co-ordinating on an exciting new university design competition to produce a homes “masterplan” utilising timber and hybrid timber systems.
Mega CLT project in London gets the green light
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 Planning permission has been secured for what will be the largest commercial development in the UK to use cross-laminated timber (CLT).
National Timber Systems posts £2.6m October sales record
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 National Timber Systems, the recently formed engineered timber specialist, has used its new and improved proposition to shatter a monthly sales record set more than a year ago.
National Timber Group launches timber systems division
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 The National Timber Group has launched a new brand - National Timber Systems - that will support the UK’s housebuilding and construction industries.
TTJ Virtual Awards kicks off this Friday
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 The TTJ Awards 2020 will kick off this week – Friday, September 25 – and will be an opportunity for the wood product industries to unite, gather together in a safe online experience and celebrate excellence.
Wood Awards 2020 shortlist revealed
Monday, September 14, 2020 Seventeen structures and nine product designs have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2020 shortlist.
LP sells wood-fibre based cladding brand and Nova Scotia production facility
Monday, June 29, 2020 The CanExel brand of wood-fibre based cladding products and the factory that makes it in Canada have been sold by Louisiana-Pacific (LP) to Maibec.
TTJ webinar on Covid-19 crisis to air this Thursday
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 TTJ’s first webinar Coming out of Covid-19: Timber industry adapting for the Future will be aired on Thursday May 21 at 3pm UK time.
Moen Wood makes inroads in Japan construction market
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 A design for fire-proof wooden structures is making increasing inroads in Japan’s construction industry, according to newspaper The Asahi Shimbun.
Combustibles ban consultation period extended until May 25
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 The UK government has extended the consultation period for the review on the ban of the use of combustible materials in and on external walls of buildings (including attachments) until May 25.
Wood Awards top prize goes to house made from cork
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 The Cork House in Berkshire has scooped the Gold Award in this year’s Wood Awards.
Waugh Thistleton selected for key EU wood construction project
Friday, October 18, 2019 Waugh Thistleton Architects has been selected as the UK partner in a consortium receiving significant EU innovation funding to explore ways of increasing the use of wood in construction, a key step toward combatting climate change.
Swedish wood style wows design fair visitors
Monday, October 07, 2019 While glulam was featuring at King’s Cross during the London Design Fair, Swedish designers showcased their designs in a temple-like Swedish pavilion clad in factory-finished white oiled Swedish pine.

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