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TTF timber import stats show continued strong market recovery
08 January, 2021
Timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive month since June, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) timber statistics.
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AB Karl Hedin to expand Krylbo sawmill
Thursday, January 07, 2021 Swedish sawmiller AB Karl Hedin intends to build a new planing mill, extra storage capacity and further timber kiln drying facilities at its sawmill in Krylbo, Avesta.
Sodra to sell prefabricated timber house division
Thursday, January 07, 2021 Sodra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion with a completion date set for March 1, 2021.
HS Timber Group to build new Belarus sawmill
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 HS Timber Group subsidiary HS Belacon LLC is to construct an €84m sawmill in the Belarusian region of Grodno.
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.
Azobé chosen for Europe’s longest bike – and bat – bridge
Monday, January 04, 2021 The new Blauwe Loper – or Blue Carpet – tropical timber cycle and pedestrian bridge in the Netherlands has been heralded as a trendsetter in circular, sustainable bio-based construction. Reinforcing its environmental credentials, it is even designed to be bat friendly.
UK fencing contractors surveyed on introducing treated timber post warranty scheme
Friday, December 11, 2020 Contractors in the fencing industry are being surveyed to see if they will back a warranty scheme in a bid to solve problems when treated timber fence posts fail prematurely.
Timber users and buyers warned on stock shortages
Friday, December 11, 2020 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is advising all timber users and buyers to be proactive in their purchasing strategies against a background of continuing tight wood supply conditions.
BRE Postsaver trials reveal no decay after 20 years
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 The UK’s Building Research Establishment (BRE) field trials on Postsaver sleeved timber posts have revealed no evidence of decay in the sleeved part of the test after 20 years, Postsaver says.
Sawmiller James Jones purchases Scottish windfarm
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 UK sawmiller James Jones & Sons has acquired the UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm together with London-based specialist asset manager Gresham House Asset Management.
Study shows benefits of wooden surfaces in fight against spread of coronavirus
Friday, December 04, 2020 Using more wooden surfaces could help with hospital hygiene and fight the spread of coronavirus, according to an ongoing study by universities in Finland.
BSW acquires the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 BSW has today acquired the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK, which includes the manufacture and distribution of timber and associated products to the home improvement and builders merchant sectors.
National Timber Systems posts £2.6m October sales record
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 National Timber Systems, the recently formed engineered timber specialist, has used its new and improved proposition to shatter a monthly sales record set more than a year ago.
TTF sales course delegates provide financial return for their timber employers
Monday, November 30, 2020 Delegates completing the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) Essential Foundations in Sales Management (EFSM) course have increased sales for their combined respective firms by well over £6m in 2020.
TTF and TRADA announce merger plans
Monday, November 16, 2020 Two of the UK’s leading timber sector organisations – the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and TRADA – have announced merger plans.
CuNap treatment of bridge timber gaining traction from IWT-Moldrup
Monday, November 09, 2020 Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup says it will supply worldwide the first dedicated Copper naphthenate (Cu-Nap) plant as the environmentally friendly but effective future alternative to CCA and creosote.
LIGNA.21 goes into autumn - new date from 27 September to 1 October 2021
Friday, November 06, 2020 The Ligna exhibition – the world’s largest woodworking technology show – has been postponed until next autumn.
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.
National Timber Group launches timber systems division
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 The National Timber Group has launched a new brand - National Timber Systems - that will support the UK’s housebuilding and construction industries.
Travis Perkins reports strong RMI demand in Q3
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Travis Perkins has reported strong domestic RMI demand through Q3, driving a strong performance in its Wickes and Toolstation businesses.

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