Timber Trades Journal Online
Timber frame manufacturer Pinewood Structures Ltd is celebrating reaching its 40th anniversary.Read more
Stora Enso Wood Products has launched a whitepaper showcasing the science behind the health and well-being benefits of building with timber.Read more
The UK Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) annual Softwood Conference on March 31 will address softwood market dynamics against a backdrop of both the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit.Read more
Estonian innovative forestry start-up company Timbeter and the government of Georgia have started a co-operation to strengthen the sustainable forestry practices in the country. The goal is to support the digitisation of forest management, and increase efficiency and the transparency of the local forestry sector.
Danzer sells Bradford Sawmill
Hardwood specialist Danzer closed the sale of its hardwood lumber sawmill in Bradford, Pennsylvania on April 15.
Global sawlog price up in Q4, 2020
According to Wood Resources International (WRI), the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) rose 8% in the fourth quarter of 2020 as demand for logs was up in North America and Europe
Lathams extends Irish offering
James Latham Ltd has expanded its Irish service offer following the opening of a bulk timber distribution business just outside of Dublin.
Pinewood Structures Ltd celebrates 40th anniversary
Timber frame manufacturer Pinewood Structures Ltd is celebrating reaching its 40th anniversary.
Plywood should be fit for purpose and its credentials should be indelibly marked and legible, but as John Park points out, this is not always the case
Combilift has survived and thrived during the pandemic thanks, in part, to the rise in ecommerce. Sally Spencer reports
FLEGT Communication by design
Pulsing trees and model endangered forest species are just two of the winners of the TTF’s design competition to promote the FLEGT timber legality assurance initiative. Mike Jeffree reports
Lockdown cooks up new kitchen recipes
With home working forecast to put down permanent post pandemic roots, the kitchen is expected to become a more multi-purpose space and focus for investment. Mike Jeffree reports
TTJ Awards 25th Anniversary
This year’s TTJ Awards will be the 25th anniversary of the long-running event, writes Stephen Powney
The TTF has big ambitions for its campaign to communicate the FLEGT timber legality assurance initiative, with COP26 a key focus, says FLEGT communications executive Lucy Bedry
A clear case for treatment clarity
The industry must get behind the TTF’s efforts to clear the fog around correct specification of treated softwood, says Keith Fryer of Fort Builders’ Merchant
Industry consolidation here to stay
Consolidation in the UK timber sector has been gathering pace in recent years and as we officially enter spring, it seems to have gone up a notch.
Greenpeace certification report covets headlines not consensus
It must be a burden being part of Greenpeace, being so ineffably right all the time, when everyone else is so unmitigatedly wrong.
Tech immerses customers in sustainable forestry
More than ever, the timber sector needs to communicate the benefits of sustainable forest management – Södra is doing it in virtual 3D, writes sales director Nigel Buckley-Ryan