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Making the most of wood together
22 April, 2019
WPA chief executive Gordon Ewbank describes what led up to the strategic partnership agreement with the TTF and gives details about the ‘policy action plan’ that will be implemented together

Softwood futures
22 April, 2019
This year’s Timber Trade Federation (TTF) UK Softwood Conference attracted a large audience keen to hear about the market’s potential direction amid the continuing political and economic uncertainty, reports Stephen Powney

A numbers game
22 April, 2019
Watching a magician perform at the North West Timber Trade Association annual dinner in Liverpool recently reminded me of the Brexit conundrum still facing the UK (in late March).

A numbers game
22 April, 2019
Watching a magician perform at the North West Timber Trade Association annual dinner in Liverpool recently reminded me of the Brexit conundrum still facing the UK (in late March).

TTF starts industry “affordable” sales management training
16 April, 2019
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has launched an affordable training portfolio for the timber supply chain.

Russian log and lumber exports on a par
04 April, 2019
In 2018, Russia continued to reduce the exports of logs and increase the exports of lumber, according to Lesprom Network.

Architects go East
04 April, 2019
A party of 16 architects, structural engineers, specifiers, and timber industry organisations were welcomed by Timber Trade Federation (TTF) member East Brothers to the first of a series of TTF TimberWorks events.

Deal, or no deal?
21 March, 2019
TTF Brexit transition workshops provided guidance for the timber trade in the event of a ‘no deal’ exit from the EU. Sally Spencer reports on some of the points raised

Brexit causes disruption
21 March, 2019
Brexit uncertainty and rising stocks have started to disrupt the UK softwood market. Jerry Wilson reports

TTF and WPA partnership to strengthen UK treated wood market
20 March, 2019
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Wood Protection Association (WPA) are joining forces under a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the UK market for treated wood.

WPC cops greater Market share
20 March, 2019
Wood-plastic composites (WPC) continue to record strong growth in the decking market and are looking to make inroads in the cladding and high-end fencing markets too, reports Stephen Powney

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

Traders converge on Bristol for annual dinner
20 February, 2019
Timber traders gathered for the annual Western Timber Trade Association (WTTA) dinner in Bristol on February 15.

Wood and Wellness conference prepares to kick off
12 February, 2019
The Wood and Wellness conference takes place in central London on Wednesday February 13, with top architects Alex de Rijke, Oliver Heath and DaeWha Kang sharing their experience of using wood as part of projects to foster health and well-being.

Over the top
12 February, 2019
Business levels are holding up for suppliers of roofing timbers and systems despite wider political uncertainties. For this report we have primarily focused on roofing battens and trussed rafters. Stephen Powney reports

WPIF overhauls floating floor guidance
05 February, 2019
The UK’s Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) has revised its guidance on the use of wood-based panels in floating floors – guidance it has provided for 20 years.

TTF adapts structure to focus on market-facing activities
28 January, 2019
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has reported new members joining and an alteration of structure to focus on increased market-facing activities.

MEDITE SMARTPLY sponsors Wood and Wellness
25 January, 2019
Leading panel products manufacturer MEDITE SMARTPLY has come on board TTJ’s Wood and Wellness Conference as a Silver Sponsor.

Building on market momentum
16 January, 2019
The EU timber trade faces challenges in 2019, not least the potential impacts of Brexit, but the woodworking industries federation CEI-Bois is determined to help it maintain market impetus, writes secretary-general Patrizio Antonicoli

Panto is over, but political farce continues
16 January, 2019
Continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing inevitable economic uncertainty and stress, but the timber sector and Timber Trade Federation is focused on business development regardless, writes TTF managing director David Hopkins