OpinionStay up to date with the latest industry updates from the global timber industry
> read more
On the front page of this issue is one of the most striking recent applications of timber I can remember. It is in the City of London at the new HQ of Bloomberg and was designed by renowned architects Foster and Partners.
The General Data Protection Regulation has major implications for business, says Matthew Mahony, British Woodworking Federation policy and communications executive
The Wood Awards not only celebrates latest advances and new design directions in the use of timber in construction and manufacture, it’s also an valuable interface between the design and specifier sectors and the timber trade, writes David Miles, chief executive officer of Gold Sponsor Mears plc
When Greenpeace International became one of the founding members of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) back in 1993 it was a landmark moment.
James Latham Group environmental manager Ewa Bazydlo welcomes the government’s pledge to stay at the EU table on timber legality regulation and assurance post Brexit
With increasing support in the highest places, Grown in Britain’s momentum can only grow, says chief executive Dougal Driver
Indonesian FLEGT-licensed timber has been available for over a year, but still more has to be done to communicate what lies behind the licence, writes TTF head of sustainability Mike Worrell.
Species, specification and application – all need to be rethought to ensure timber fulfill its promise as the material of the future, writes Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology
When there is an issue in the timber trade that keeps dominating trade talk it’s hard to focus on other things. This is what is happening with the supply and pricing challenge currently facing the sector.
Ingenuity, compromise and industry pressure have dealt with the risk of British companies, including wood panel producers, losing 2018 EU Emissions Trading Scheme allowances as a consequence of Brexit. Combined with promising trade trends, this could make for a happy new year for the sector, says Wood Panel Industries Federation director-general Alastair Kerr