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AFI takes new stance on treated timber in ground contact
11 March, 2021
The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) is recommending that fencing installers only use chemically treated timber in ground contact where this is a specific requirement by the client because of concerns raised in an AFI survey about early failures of treated fence posts.
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Hundegger investment for Taylor Lane Timber Frame
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Taylor Lane Timber Frame has invested in a new fully automated cutting machine from Hundegger as part of a strategic investment programme.
Brexit conclusion compounds impact on availability and prices
Monday, February 08, 2021 The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has warned of unprecedented prices and availability of raw materials and is predicting these will affect the packaging and pallet market until at least the middle of this year.
Construction products manufacturing recovery continues but material supply remains concern
Thursday, January 28, 2021 The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey covering Q4, 2020 says recovery is continuing for manufacturers, despite increased concern over material and component supply.
European parquet flooring market remained stable in 2020
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Despite the pandemic, the European parquet flooring market managed to remain flat in 2020, led by renovation and its increased use of real wood flooring.
UK’s leading woodworking machinery show announces postponement until 2022
Monday, January 25, 2021 The UK’s leading woodworking machinery exhibition - W Exhibition & Elements – has postponed its autumn 2021 show until February 6-9, 2022.
National Timber Systems doubles engineered floor joist capacity
Sunday, January 24, 2021 National Timber Systems is now capable of producing two million metres of engineered joists each year after installation of a new production line at its Catterick site.
Latest Covid-19 lockdown to last until mid-February
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 The UK’s latest national lockdown, announced yesterday, looks likely to stay in place until mid-February at least, the Government says.
Beyond Covid-19 virtual event to assess international wood-based panels sector
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 TTJ sister title Wood Based Panels International (WBPI) is holding a virtual event on February 16, 2021 to look at how the international wood-based panels industry has adapted to the current pandemic and look at movements in furniture trends.
US furniture sales soar in September
Monday, December 07, 2020 US residential furniture manufacturers and distributors have been enjoying boom times of late, according to a study by consultants Smith Leonard.
Equipment auction set for closed Unilin parquet flooring plant
Monday, November 02, 2020 An extensive array of woodworking machinery equipment operated formerly by the Magnum Parket AS mill in Vyskov, Czech Republic was due to be auctioned off on November 4.
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.
TTJ Virtual Awards kicks off next week
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 The TTJ Awards 2020 will kick off next 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.
Fire door manufacturer develops industry-first solution to ‘transform’ fire safety sector
Monday, September 14, 2020 A UK fire door manufacturer, supported by Made Smarter, has developed an industry-first solution to make safety inspections faster and more accurate, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Scott Group acquires Direct Pallets
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Scott Group has acquired Bedfordshire-based business Direct Pallets Ltd (DP) in a strategic deal that will deliver additional reconditioned pallet capacity in the prime industrial areas around Luton and beyond.
Tangent Furniture assets to go under the hammer
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 Extensive machinery, vehicles and stock of Tangent Furniture Ltd are to be auctioned off by Hilco on August 12.
TTJ Webinar to update on markets and unveil TTJ Awards shortlists
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 TTJ’s latest webinar Coming out of Covid: Timber market update will air on Monday August 10 at 2pm UK time and will end with the unveiling of the TTJ Awards 2020 shortlists.
Halspan new ranges webinar still open for registrations
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 There is still time to sign up to global fire door supplier Halspan’s second webinar on its two new ranges of high-performance fire door blanks for the UK market.
Halspan launches new range of fire doors
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Global fire door supplier Halspan has launched a new range of fire door products into the UK market to meet demand for fully certified solutions in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Three quarters of fire doors failed inspections in 2019
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 More than three quarters (76%) of the fire doors inspected by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) in 2019 were condemned as not fit for purpose. In addition, 63% of the buildings inspected also had additional fire safety issues.

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