Timber Trades Journal Online


Woodoo premiers new products at CES2022
13 January, 2022 Woodoo, the inventor of “augmented” wood, launched two new products at CES2022, which took place in Las Vegas from January 5-8.


Strong year-on-year sales continue for timber and joinery
13 January, 2022 The latest figures from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveal that total value sales by builders’ merchants across Great Britain were 11.1% higher in October 2021 compared to the same month of 2020. Like-for-like sales, which take trading day differences into account, were up 16.4% year-on-year.
  • Kallfass gets it sorted
    GELO Timber commissioned a state-of-the-art small diameter sawmill with a Kallfass box sorting system
  • Keep it clean
    James Miller, director at Dustcontrol UK, explains how industrial air cleaners can help limit the spread of airborne coronavirus particles in the workplace
  • Discovering diversity
    In AHEC’s Discovered project young design talent worldwide explored the technical performance and aesthetic potential of lesser-used US hardwoods. Mike Jeffree reports


Global forests need global governance
10 December, 2021 Timber Trade Federation chief executive David Hopkins explains why legal governance of forests and forest supply chains must be a priority
  • Coming to the defence of FLEGT
    Recent comments from the EC arising from the ‘Fitness check’ on the EUTR and FLEGT have cast doubts on the latter’s future, but Republic of Congo minister of forest economy Rosalie Matondo says we must build on this ground-breaking timber trade initiative, not undermine it
  • Back the COP26 timber beacon
    The UK timber industry has an unparalleled opportunity at COP26 to persuade decision makers that using wood is key to combating the climate crisis. But, says Keith Fryer of Fort Builders Merchant, a project to make timber’s case to the climate conference needs funding