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GiB presents Woodland Hero award to TTJ’s Sally Spencer
14 December, 2017
Grown in Britain (GiB) presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on the Timber Trades Journal, at a gathering in London today (Dec 14).
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TRADA creates Urban Buzz
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 TRADA’s University Challenge 2017/18
 - Urban Buzz – is gearing up for action.
German sawmilling association outlines further development plans
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 The German Sawmill & Timber Industry Association (DeSH) is to continue expansion of its remit.
UK joinery sector gathers in London
Monday, November 27, 2017 The UK’s largest gathering of joinery manufacturers took place last Friday for the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) annual dinner.
Groups welcome Budget housing sector boost
Thursday, November 23, 2017 The Construction Products Association (CPA) and Timber Trade Federation are among groups welcoming the government’s Budget moves to help the construction sector.
UK timber import slowdown predicted
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is predicting a slowdown in the UK’s softwood imports for 2018.
Wood for Good timber industry campaign appoints new ambassador
Friday, November 03, 2017 Design for Homes’ chief executive David Birkbeck has been appointed as new ambassador and committee chairman for timber industry promotional campaign Wood for Good.
Wood Protection Association joins CTI
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 The Confederation of the Timber Industries (CTI) Board has met and approved an application to join from the Wood Protection Association (WPA).
South East traders back new association
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Timber traders have backed the newly reformed London & South East Timber Trade Association with a strong turnout at its first meeting in Tunbridge Wells on September 26.
New UK construction orders hit lowest levels since Q1 2014
Monday, September 11, 2017 Newly-published ONS figures show that construction output in July fell by 0.9% and was 0.4% lower compared with one year earlier.
Housing minister to speak at BMF day
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 UK housing minister Alok Sharma will speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s Members Day in September.
Charles Hopping addresses softwood conference
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Hopping Softwood Products chairman Charles Hopping will be among presenters at the 2017 International Softwood Conference (ISC)
Material prices are soaring, says FMB
Monday, July 31, 2017 A third of small building firms say that soaring material prices are squeezing their margins and almost a quarter have had to pass these price increases onto consumers, according to research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Timber Industries APPG reformed following election
Thursday, July 27, 2017 The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has announced the reconstitution of the Timber Industries All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), following the general election.
Croatia oak log export ban discussed at EOS general assembly
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Croatia’s oak log export ban was a topic for discussion at the recent European Organisation of the Sawmilling Industry (EOS) general assembly in Vienna.
“Outward-looking” TTF punches simple message, AGM hears
Monday, June 19, 2017 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has turned from an inward-looking organisation to an outward-facing organisation with a punchy, simple message and voice to help promote members’ businesses.
New sustainability solutions
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 How to stand up a sustainability claim for uncertified hardwood was the theme of a recent seminar co-hosted by James Latham, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and Timber Trade Federation (TTF).
UK joinery trade to converge for BWF Members’ Day
Friday, May 19, 2017 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is gearing up for its annual Members’ Day 2017, which this year is themed on ‘Setting out for success in uncertain times’.
UK timber product imports rise 18% in Jan-Feb
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 UK timber product import volumes increased by 18% in the first two months of 2017 compared to a year ago, according to the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) latest statistics bulletin.
TRA launches Ireland group and signs MoU with STA
Friday, April 21, 2017 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has announced a number of new initiatives including a new Ireland group and a memorandum of understanding with the Structural Timber Association (STA) to reinforce the close working relationship between the two bodies.
Roy Wakeman is new CTI chairman
Monday, April 03, 2017 Roy Wakeman OBE has been appointed new chairman of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI).

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