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OSB4 gains market interest
12 June, 2020
OSB4 is the highest performance OSB board in the market, attracting increased interest in global markets. Stephen Powney talks to several mills producing the board and examines the product benefits and applications

BSW supports Britain's future architects with timber donation
20 March, 2020
BSW Timber has donated Grown-in-Britain-certified products from its construction timber range to an innovative architectural student exercise in London.

Taylor Maxwell hosts PEFC to present Responsible Timber Sourcing CPD
20 February, 2020
Taylor Maxwell made their London Bridge architects showroom available to PEFC to present their CPD session to a gathering of architects on the benefits of using certified timber in construction.

Inspired to be better
28 January, 2020
TRADA’s second Better Timber Buildings conference set out to educate and inspire the construction community. Sally Spencer was there

Grown in Britain promotes a home-grown Christmas
03 December, 2019
Grown in Britain is urging consumers and retailers to choose certified British-grown Christmas trees this winter, for an independent assurance they are grown in the UK, high on quality and freshness and low on tree miles.

Start with the trees
17 September, 2019
Grown in Britain’s Dougal Driver looks at how the potential abatement of carbon could be turned into reality by encouraging and implementing a new ethos around the management and use of UK woodlands

It's Awards time
09 September, 2019
It’s the end of another summer holiday period and at the time of writing the weather was thankfully on the way up, at least in the south-east of England.

It's Awards time
09 September, 2019
It’s the end of another summer holiday period and at the time of writing the weather was thankfully on the way up, at least in the south-east of England.

Grown in Britain issues Christmas tree advice
22 August, 2019
A new report published by Grown in Britain is warning that Christmas trees imported from mainland Europe could be providing a pathway for new pests and diseases to enter the UK.

Grown in Britain’s net zero contribution
27 May, 2019
The recent Committee on Climate Change report has updated its advice on the role that sustainable biomass and timber in construction can play in reducing carbon emissions and achieving ŒNet Zero by 2050.

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

Grown in Britain Hero
06 March, 2019

Homegrown hardwood timber on the up
07 January, 2019
Grown in Britain’s latest pricing data for UK grown hardwood is showing across the board value increases for 2018.

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.

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

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

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