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LP sells wood-fibre based cladding brand and Nova Scotia production facility
29 June, 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.
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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.
Glulam sculpture speaks sustainable wood to Londoners
Monday, October 07, 2019 Two 5.5m interactive sculptures made from PEFC-certified Douglas fir glulam greeted Kings Cross, London commuters between September 13-22 as part of the London Design Festival.
Palmako launches new €12m glulam line in Estonia
Thursday, September 05, 2019 Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has introduced what it calls the most modern glulam production line in the country.
Last chance to enter TTJ Awards 2019 judged categories!
Friday, July 19, 2019 Judged entries for the TTJ Awards 2019 need to be submitted by close of play on Monday July 22.
UK timber football stadium plan kicked into touch by council
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Plans to build the first UK football stadium out of wood have been rejected by councillors.
Södra to invest in second CLT plant
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Södra has decided to invest in an additional cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö, Sweden and aims to become a leader in CLT within the Nordic region.
TTJ Awards voting under way!
Monday, April 29, 2019 Voting has got under way in the TTJ Awards 2019 voted categories.
ICC code changes to allow CLT construction up to 18 storeys
Friday, January 04, 2019 The International Code Council (ICC) has approved an entire package of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals which will see some CLT buildings allowed up to 18 storeys.
Wood Awards’ top prize won by Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 The Mears Group Gold Award winner of this year’s Wood Awards is Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, Cambridge.
Havwoods announces three senior roles
Monday, November 12, 2018 International wood flooring specialist, Havwoods Ltd has announced three appointments to the company: Mari Daly, European marketing manager, and business development managers, Philip Jones and Steve Clent.
TRADA focuses on Better Timber Buildings
Monday, October 22, 2018 TRADA and Exova BM TRADA have joined forces to hold The Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 15.
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.
TRA in project-led refocus
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) continues to grow in influence and membership. But, operating in a competitive, ever-evolving industry, it can’t afford to be complacent, hence the need for a fundamental shift in its operation and structure.
DTE orders second Stromab crosscut
Monday, June 04, 2018 DTE has ordered a second Stromab crosscut for its Ilkeston depot after successfully installing a first machine for the automated cutting of I-Joists.

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