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Halspan launches new range of fire doors
30 June, 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.
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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.
Bergs to sell Swedish sawmills to Vida
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Bergs Timber has signed an agreement to sell its Bergs’ Swedish sawmill business to Vida for SEK400m.
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.
TTJ Awards 2020 voting underway
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 The digital voting process for the TTJ Awards voted categories is now underway.
Panels processor TFS joins BWF
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Leading processor of coated and laminated wood-based panel products Trade Fabrication Systems (TFS) has become a member of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF).
Key role of wooden pallets recognised by governments
Monday, May 04, 2020 EPAL UK & Ireland says government statements during the Covid-19 crisis have given important recognition of the key role of wooden pallets and packaging in supply chains of essential goods.
Home office furniture in higher demand
Monday, April 27, 2020 Home office furniture has seen an increase in demand during Covid-19 restrictions, according to a survey by US-based media title Furniture Today.
Biesse helps Covid-19 fight with 3D printer use
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Italian woodworking machinery giant Biesse is using its 3D printing technology to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for local hospitals.
Shed manufacturer helps vulnerable with free shopping sheds
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Scottish shed manufacturer Shedman is reaching out to vulnerable individuals and families throughout west central Scotland by giving out 100 free small wooden ‘shopping sheds’ to help with safe grocery delivery.
South European parquet markets severely hit by Covid-19 crisis
Monday, April 13, 2020 Parquet flooring markets in southern Europe have been severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP).
Furloughing of staff in UK timber industry now widespread – TTF survey
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 More than 60% of Timber Trade Federation (TTF) members who responded to the federation’s coronavirus survey are now accessing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
BWF suspends membership fees to support members
Tuesday, April 07, 2020 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has today announced that it will suspend membership fees for 12 weeks to support members through the COVID-19 crisis.
Trussed Rafter Association urges new government to deliver on housing promises
Friday, December 13, 2019 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has urged the newly elected Conservative majority government to deliver on the housebuilding promises it made during the election campaign.
Wood’s strong showing in international architecture awards
Monday, December 09, 2019 Some inspiring international projects utilising wood have been highlighted in The Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2019.
BWF Awards celebrate excellence
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 The winners of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards 2019 were revealed at an evening of celebration held at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London on November 22.
National Timber Group acquires Cotswold Manufacturing
Friday, November 08, 2019 The National Timber Group has acquired the trade and assets of Cotswold Manufacturing Ltd to consolidate its position in the UK timber interior doorsets market.
Anker Stuy UK base opens
Monday, October 21, 2019 Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits has attended the opening of Anker Stuy Coatings’ UK operation.
BWF welcomes Building Safety Standards move in Queen’s Speech
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has welcomed new Building Safety Standards legislation in this week’s Queens’ Speech as a “significant step forward”.
European wood flooring consumption presents mixed picture in 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019 Wooden floor markets in France, Germany and Spain registered slight improvements during the first half of 2019, according to the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP).

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