All articles by simon hastelow

simon hastelow

TTJ Awards – Get voting now!

Championing and celebrating the timber sector in the UK and globally, voting for the 24th annual TTJ Awards closes at midnight on Friday, July 10th, 2020.

April sales crashed for merchants but are now recovering

The BMF’s Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) figures for April 2020 show the dramatic effect of the lockdown on UK builders’ merchants sales.

Multimodal event postponed until March 2021

The annual supply chain and logistics showcase, Multimodal, will now take place from 23-25 March 2021

Howarth Timber launches virtual design service

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies, has adapted the format of its personal design service to provide consultations virtually.

Medite Tricoya Extreme Insect Hotel

Medite Smartply have partnered with the All Ireland Pollinator Plan and created a set of six insect hotels using Medite Tricoya Extreme (MTX), weather resistant MDF.

Covid-19 and bark beetle feature heavily at EOS general assembly

Analysis of the coronavirus disruption was the main topic as the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry held its first ever online General Assembly.

DeSH to appeal planned natural forest restrictions in Bavaria

The Bavarian State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry intends to broaden existing natural forest areas with restrictions on use.

TTF industry figures for June show 22% drop in imports

Q1 2020 solid wood imports were 23% lower year-on-year and panel products dropped 22%

International Timber rebrands and is open for business

International Timber has undertaken a company-wide rebrand, expanding its offering and making several significant changes to the business.

New president and CEO at Södra

Lotta Lyrå has been appointed president and CEO. She will take office later this year, replacing interim president Peter Karlsson.