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Making the most of it
25 September, 2018
Grown in Britain’s chief executive, Dougal Driver, explains why more should be made of British timber

Oak passion
22 May, 2018
English Woodlands has carved out a reputation as a passionate hardwood timber merchant on a growth trajectory. Stephen Powney visited its Cocking site

Change, challenge and opportunity
25 April, 2018
Richard Ellithorne, membership services director of the Builders Merchants Federation, outlines the merchant’s perspective on the timber market

Desperately seeking softwood
25 April, 2018
The TTF’s Softwood Conference came at a key time for the European softwood sector, with delegates keen to hear about latest market developments and forecasts for 2018 and beyond. Stephen Powney reports.

Stepping up
25 April, 2018
Mouldings suppliers are investing heavily and improving customer distribution and service levels, reports Stephen Powney

The only way is up
25 April, 2018
Ireland’s timber industry is subject to the same pressures on supply as the rest of the world and prices for both logs and sawn timber are on the rise. Sally Spencer reports

Raising the quality bar
25 April, 2018
Enhancing the reputation of timber and maximising its potential are key aims for the Wood Protection Association, reports its director, Steve Young

Government backing British
21 March, 2018
With increasing support in the highest places, Grown in Britain’s momentum can only grow, says chief executive Dougal Driver

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.

Government backing British
21 March, 2018
With increasing support in the highest places, Grown in Britain’s momentum can only grow, says chief executive Dougal Driver

GiB presents Woodland Hero award to TTJ’s Sally Spencer
14 December, 2017
Grown in Britain (GiB) presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on the Timber Trades Journal, at a gathering in London today (Dec 14).

Timber makes its case
22 November, 2017
The UKCW juggernaut drove in to Birmingham NEC in early October to present a comprehensive range of building products and solutions before a UK professional construction sector audience, reports Stephen Powney

Law’s Advocacy
20 October, 2017
Charlie Law believes innovation would help to secure timber’s place in construction and the circular economy. He talks to Keren Fallwell

Harvesting more than timber
20 September, 2017
Specifying British timber provides more than just a cost benefit, as Grown in Britain CEO Dougal Driver identifies

Price over patriotism
20 September, 2017
Processors of British-grown timber are keen to take advantage of currency exchange rates and to invest in capacity and value adding. Sally Spencer reports

Celebrating opportunity
20 July, 2017
The Grown in Britain campaign is celebrating its fourth anniversary and has made progress on its mission to promote British timber, says its CEO Dougal Driver

Celebrating opportunity
20 July, 2017
The Grown in Britain campaign is celebrating its fourth anniversary and has made progress on its mission to promote British timber, says its CEO Dougal Driver

Lonza gains Grown in Britain promotional licence
20 June, 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.

Making the most of wood
22 May, 2017
With timber treatment currently being a hot topic in the timber trade, there was much expectation around this year’s Wood Protection Association Conference 2017, reports Stephen Powney

Arnold Laver backs British timber with GiB licence
15 May, 2017
Major timber merchant Arnold Laver said its decision to come on board with the Grown in Britain campaign (GiB) is “good timing” considering the current overarching focus on the UK’s place in Europe.