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Wood and Wellness conference prepares to kick off
12 February, 2019
The Wood and Wellness conference takes place in central London on Wednesday February 13, with top architects Alex de Rijke, Oliver Heath and DaeWha Kang sharing their experience of using wood as part of projects to foster health and well-being.
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BCF conference to cover political and economic landscape
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The annual conference of the British Coatings Federation will take place at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel on May 9. A reception and gala dinner will follow the conference programme.
New MD at David Salisbury
Monday, January 14, 2019 After a record-breaking 2018 for David Salisbury Joinery the company is pleased to announce the appointment of Wes Kangurs as its new managing director as part of the next phase of its development.
M&M Timber faces temporary reduced output after fire
Monday, January 14, 2019 M&M Timber is facing 2-3 weeks of reduced output following a fire at its Clow’s Top production site near Kidderminster.
BWF sponsors Wood and Wellness conference
Thursday, December 13, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has come on board TTJ’s Wood and Wellness Conference as a Silver Sponsor.
EPF signs landmark formaldehyde agreement for worker protection
Friday, December 07, 2018 The European Panel Federation (EPF) has signed a landmark agreement on enhanced protection in respect of formaldehyde for workers in the wood-based panels manufacturing industry.
BWF appoints permanent CEO and celebrates industry awards
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Helen Hewitt was confirmed as the permanent CEO of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) at the organisation’s annual dinner and awards in central London on November 23.
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.
Record attendance at UK Construction Week
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Some 34,000 industry people attended UK Construction Week (UKCW) this year - a record for the event, which comprises nine individual shows including Timber Expo.
BWF CEO set to move after seven years
Tuesday, July 03, 2018 Iain McIlwee is to stand down as chief executive of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) after almost seven years.
MDF Recovery receives further funding boost as it nears commercialisation
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 A North Wales company that is developing a world-first technology to recycle MDF waste has received new funding of £165,000.
New pallet joint venture formed
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 New joint venture Pallet 2 Packaging Ltd has been created by the owners of Scott Timber Ltd and the owners of Pallet 24 Ltd.
Clifford Jones Timber wins major business prize
Monday, June 25, 2018 Clifford Jones Timber has been crowned Wales’s top family business at an awards ceremony in London.
Joinery sector converges for BWF Members Day
Monday, June 18, 2018 Around 140 British Woodworking Federation (BWF) members were urged about the need to create a wood culture in the UK at the federation’s annual Members Day.
Compsite Prime helps reduce plastic waste
Friday, June 15, 2018 Composite Prime says its wood/plastic decking saves the equivalent of 10 million plastic bottles every six months going to landfill.
Automated roof truss production first
Monday, May 21, 2018 Finnish robotic automation and software technology company Trussmatic has developed the first fully automated wood roof truss production line in the world.
BWF welcomes Hackitt Review
Thursday, May 17, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has welcomed the recommendations of the Hackitt Review into the Grenfell Fire.
Fire Door Safety Week wins Safety and Health Excellence award
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Fire Door Safety Week 2017 has won Campaign of the Year at the Safety and Health Excellence Awards.
BWF prepares for annual Members Day
Thursday, April 05, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Members’ Day will be held on June 13.
BWF calls for national fund to fix and replace fire doors after Grenfell finding
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is calling on the government to take action to ensure fire doors are installed as fit for purpose following reports that an undamaged door from Grenfell Tower had failed fire testing.

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