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Contractor appointed to build modified wood chip plant in Hull
26 October, 2017
A contractor has been appointed to build Tricoya Ventures UK Ltd’s new modified wood chip plant in Hull.
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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).
Timber trade gathers at Timber Expo
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Timber construction seminars, new product launches, a woodworking awards shortlist announcement and a UK/Belarus timber trade event were just some of the highlights taking place this week at Timber Expo.
Lonza gains Grown in Britain promotional licence
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Lonza Wood Protection has gained a promotional licence from Grown in Britain, linking the latest Excalibur incising machines firmly into the British-grown timber supply chain.
Coillte and Treemetrics announce €1m forestry data deal
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Irish state forester Coillte and Treemetrics have announced a major €1m million agreement to roll out a pioneering real-time satellite communications and data-analytics platform for forestry harvest control.
Ligna 2017 to be bigger and “different”
Thursday, February 23, 2017 World-leading international wood industry exhibition Ligna is on course for a bigger event in 2017.
Steph McGovern to host TTJ Awards
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Broadcaster Steph McGovern will be the host and guest speaker for the TTJ Awards 2017.
WPA to hold most ambitious conference yet
Friday, February 03, 2017 “Making the most of Wood” is the theme for this year’s Wood Protection Association (WPA) Conference in Derby on April 6.
HSE authorises the continued use of creosote in UK
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The use of creosote in the UK as an industrially-applied wood preservative has recently been authorised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) under The Biocidal Products Regulation.
MDF recycling “breakthrough”
Monday, January 16, 2017 A company set up to develop “the world’s first ever technology to recycle MDF waste” says it has moved a step closer to reality following the conclusion of successful proof of concept trials.
Teknos acquires Drywood Coatings in growth move
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Industrial coatings specialist Teknos has completed the acquisition of Dutch company Drywood Coatings and is now the sole supplier of Drywood products in mainland UK.
GE Robinson boosts sideloader fleet
Friday, January 06, 2017 Long-standing UK timber importer GE Robinson & Co Ltd has boosted its efficiency with the addition of five more Baumann sideloaders.
IMHX achieves record result
Monday, October 10, 2016 UK Intralogistics exhibition IMHX says this year’s event achieved record levels.
Covers opens new mill
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Chichester-based merchanting group Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has celebrated the launch of its renewed timber mill on September 16.
TTJ Awards guest numbers hit 400
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 TTJ Awards judges have been busy meeting up to assess the judged categories, as ticket sales for the 20th anniversary event reach 400.
Last call for TTJ Awards entries
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 There is still time to enter the TTJ Awards’ judged categories, with the extended deadline being August 5.
Swedish mill makes kilning investment
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Northern Sweden mill Gällö Timber, is to invest SKr80m to increase its kiln capacity and in new boiler facilities.
Accoya producer makes first EBITDA profit
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 The company behind Accoya modified wood has recorded its first full year of positive earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) since restructuring in 2010/11.
Salvador to set up Polish factory
Sunday, June 19, 2016 Salvador is to establish a new factory in Poland for building entry-level machines.
Holmen mill invests in wood treatment
Monday, June 06, 2016 Swedish sawmiller Holmen is investing SKr50m in a pressure treatment plant and a distribution warehouse at its Braviken Sawmill outside Norrköping.
Xylexpo attracts 14.2% growth in visitors
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 A 14.2% increase in visitor numbers to 17,145 was recorded at the biennial Xylexpo wooworking technology exhibition in Milan.

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