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Reliable racking
09 January, 2023
Founded almost 60 years ago, Thorogood Timber has always believed that everything it does should be focused on quality – and that includes its Stakapal racking
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House maker opts for OHRA 22 December, 2022 Prefabricated timber house manufacturer Ubrankovics turned to OHRA for its storage solutions
AHEC unveils certification project 22 December, 2022 With certified sustainability and legality increasingly a default requirement in the global timber trade, a new approach to certification is evolving in the US. Mike Jeffree reports
The scientific approach 22 December, 2022 Mike Gorman, sales director of East Yorkshire racking specialist Filstorage, looks at the scientific approach to timber yard design and how this can benefit merchants
Fire protection hots up 22 December, 2022 Fire retardant wood-based panels are a subject of keen market interest. One FR technology specialist – Zeroignition – recently showed its capabilities to international global producers in Germany. Stephen Powney talked to Martin Dickie of Zeroignition
From tropical surge to slowdown? 22 December, 2022 After a strong start to 2022, deteriorating market conditions threaten to slow the UK tropical timber trade. That’s according to latest reports from Rupert Oliver of Forest Industries Intelligence (www.forestindustries.info) for the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s market information service (www.itto.int), of which the following is a summary
Driving tropical diversity 22 December, 2022 Using more lesser known tropical species makes increasing sense from multiple perspectives, says Ecochoice. Mike Jeffree reports
FLEGT stakeholders urge continued monitoring 22 December, 2022 As it reports on its website, www.flegtimm.eu, the EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) has held consultations with industry stakeholders to gauge their views on the value and future of its role tracking timber trade flows from FLEGT VPA partner countries and canvassing market opinion of FLEGT and FLEGT licensing
Symposium charts changing markets 22 December, 2022 Panels manufacturers from across the world gathered in Hamburg for the 12th European Wood-based Panels Symposium, hearing the latest economic forecasts and technical updates for the industry. Stephen Powney was there to bring this report
Agent of change 22 December, 2022 Del credere agent NHG Timber operates globally, with its range including temperate hardwoods and clear softwoods. But it is perhaps particularly known for tropical timber. TTJ asked director Stuart McBride about developments and the role of an agent in this part of its business
Recovering from standards set back 22 December, 2022 Closing out 2022, Shaun Revill, trading director at SR Timber reflects on the year and what we can expect heading into 2023
Your waste could be treasure to schools 22 December, 2022 Gervais Sawyer says schools are crying out for wood materials
Fine tuning forklifts 21 December, 2022 Robert O’Donoghue, vice-president marketing and solutions for Hyster Europe, explains why considering the operator and the environment are of particular importance when selecting materials handling equipment