All articles by Prameela vegi

Prameela vegi

Senior Business Development Manager

Business: Beaumont Central Sales (High Wycombe)
Job Title: Senior Business Development Manager
Reporting to: Ian Blerkom

Continued Communication on Carbon Is Key

The industry must continue to communicate timber’s role in mitigating climate change, another crisis that could turn the world upside down, writes American Hardwood Export Council European director David Venables

Indonesia appreciates legality assurance value

Indonesia’s decision not to drop obligatory export legality assurance is key to combating the illegal timber trade, writes TTF FLEGT communications executive Lucy Bedry

Planting figures in Scotland are ‘very good result’, says Confor

Just under 11,000ha of new woodland were created in Scotland last year, according to new figures released on June 11

Planting plans remain a priority

To meet UK 2050 climate change targets, support biodiversity, rural livelihoods – and deliver a sustainable timber supply, politicians must be held to their pledges on tree planting, says Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall

Communication is even more critical in crisis

Like the rest of the business community, the timber sector is facing unprecedented challenges in the pandemic. It’s key to stay informed and keep communications channels open, says Timber Trade Federation MD Dave Hopkins

Sticking together

Last week was a whirlwind for all companies operating in the building supplies chain, with adjustments due to the government’s announcement of restrictions on certain business operations to slow the spread of coronavirus, writes TTJ editor Stephen Powney.

United front urged to ensure safety regulations make sense

The industry must press government to ensure new rules on use of combustible materials in construction are proportionate and risk-based says Timber Decking and Cladding Association director of operations Janet Sycamore

Ban must not impact UK’s Timber Construction leadership

In making the building sector more risk averse on use of wood, new regulation on use of combustible materials in and on external walls risks turning the industry off environmentally beneficial engineered timber-based construction, says Anthony Thistleton of architects Waugh Thistleton

A new challenge

Just when we thought we had seen off the continuing uncertainty over Brexit and potential stalemate in UK politics, an unexpected challenge has raised its head. The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is starting to have an impact on the international trade of wood products.