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Exam success
19 March, 2019
Training provider TFT Woodexperts has successfully steered two sets of students through wood science exams, while the BMF launches a new online training programme

Investing in quality
12 February, 2019
Bradfords Building Supplies has its roots in the 18th century but its eyes on the future and timber is very much part of that. Sally Spencer reports

Fast riser
31 July, 2018
Staircase manufacturer TwoTwenty has seen strong growth on the back of a high emphasis on investment, quality and service. Stephen Powney reports from its factory near Derby

Local approach
22 May, 2018
Gibbs and Dandy and the rest of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution’s Local Merchant Group has a rich history in the merchanting trade. Stephen Powney talks to the company’s MD Neil Lawrence

Lion-Hearted Hardboard
22 May, 2018
The hardboard market in the UK might be small but it is growing. Sally Spencer reports

Best of Both Worlds
21 March, 2018
Plastic has long been viewed as one of timber’s enemies in the fight for sales of building products.

Norbord wins Jewson supplier award
05 January, 2018
Norbord Europe Ltd was presented with the Best Overall Supplier 2017 award by Jewson at Jewson Live in December, the UK’s biggest builders’ merchant show.

From boat yard To timber yard
24 August, 2017
Richard Bagnall didn’t set out to spend his working life in the timber trade, but a temporary stintrunning Robbins Timber in the mid-80s turned into a much-loved career. Sally Spencer reports

Hindle’s done the Jewson lot
21 June, 2016
Peter Hindle’s career has seen him work his way up through the ranks from yard manager at Jewson’s Fleetwood branch to senior vice-president at Saint-Gobain. Sally Spencer reports

Unchartered political waters
21 June, 2016
In just a few days we’ll know the result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership.

Unchartered political waters
21 June, 2016
In just a few days we’ll know the result of the UK’s referendum on EU membership.

Minister to speak at CTI conference
28 April, 2016
UK government minister Nick Boles is to be the keynote speaker at the Confederation of Timber Industries’ (CTI) inaugural conference in October.

Sterling Work
20 June, 2015
TTJ conducted a whistle-stop tour of part of Scotland’s timber industry earlier this year, seeing panel manufacturing, engineered timber production and timber importing, processing and merchanting operations at several companies. We kicked off with a visit to Norbord’s Sterling OSB mill near Inverness, reports Stephen Powney.

Hot Handling
20 March, 2015
Forklift manufacturers are experiencing increasing investment in handling technology by the timber industry, reports Robin Meade.

Lead importers put ipe on hold
18 August, 2014
Following Greenpeace allegations about illegality in the timber industry in Pará, Brazil, Brooks Bros and James Latham plc have taken ipé off sale. Both have also put an FSC-only rule on all imports from Brazil.

EUTR back-up required
15 July, 2014
Timber traders want guidance from the EU, says TTJ editor Mike Jeffree

Steer clear of Para, Greenpeace warns
14 July, 2014
Greenpeace has come close to urging importers in the UK and the rest of Europe not to buy timber from Brazil’s Amazonian state of Para due to the percentage harvested illegally.

Saint-Gobain pulls ipe and works with Greenpeace
14 July, 2014
Saint-Gobain Building Distribution (SGBD), parent of Jewson and International Timber, has taken ipe off sale at the companies after Greenpeace raised doubts about its legality documentation and highlighted that its suppliers had been previously fined for “forest crimes”.

Kebony courts palace show
08 July, 2014
Kebony has been specified for a treehouse at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower show.

The timber trail
16 June, 2014
Bob Wells, timber product director at Jewson, looks at why the merchant plays an important part in upholding environmental best practice