All articles by Asha Sankanna

Asha Sankanna

Shadow forestry minister talks wood supply and woodland creation

Toby Perkins MP, Labour shadow minister with responsibility for forestry, saw for himself the scale of the forestry industry on a visit to Egger at Hexham where he met with business leaders from nurseries to sawmills and panel board manufacturers. Mr Perkins was accompanied by local Labour candidate for Hexham Joe Morris.

NTG brings NYTimber branches into Arnold Laver network

National Timber Group (NTG) has brought two of its specialist timber merchant businesses together under one brand. All NYTimber branches are now part of the Arnold Laver nationwide branch network, combining a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

New board member for Premier Forest Products

Premier Forest Products has appointed Anthony Hopps as group processing director, supporting the company’s commitment to their processing division.

New College Durham hosts full house for IOC Timber Industry College Hub

The Institute of Carpenters (IOC) and Timber Development UK (TDUK) ‘Timber Industry College Hub’ initiative held its latest event at New College Durham on May 21. This innovative programme builds connections between joinery and timber supply chain businesses, colleges, tutors, and woodworking learners and apprentices across the UK.

TTBS London, Home Counties and East Anglia golf

The annual golf day for the TTBS London and Home Counties area with East Anglia took place on May 16 at Mill Green Golf Club, Hertfordshire.

Lathams launches HORIZON quarter-sawn tulipwood

James Latham has collaborated with long-term sawmill partner, Pennsylvania-based HORIZON, to introduce a pioneering new timber product – quarter sawn tulipwood.

NMITE’s expertise shared in Tanzania

Ben Shirley, a teaching Fellow in Architectural Practice at NMITE (New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering) has helped spread NMITE’s reputation in the field of engineering recently when contributing to a humanitarian project in Tanzania.

Morris & Spottiswood appoints framework manager

To support its recent growth in the north of England, Morris & Spottiswood has appointed Matt Hurley to its public sector team as framework manager

James Jones & Sons launches ‘Innovating for a Greener World’ campaign

Last week James Jones & Sons launched an ‘Innovating for a Greener World’ campaign in celebration of Earth Day on April 22. The week-long campaign opened with a film to showcase a number of environmental initiatives that have recently taken place across the Group.

IBMG’s ProRange private label grows

The Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) has announced the latest addition to its ProRange own-label: ProRange plywood.