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Timber industry predictions: 2024
30 January, 2024
TTJ asks a broad section of the trade for their opinions about trade prospects, issues and developments in the year ahead
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Just getting across the line 10 January, 2024 The UK hardwood sector is experiencing testing times. Mike Jeffree reports
Driving change 20 December, 2023 Two of the big names in the UK timber industry are opting for electric sideloaders, as Tony Benson, global marketing manager at Baumann Sideloaders highlights
Combilift hits 25- year mark 20 December, 2023 Irish multi-directional forklift truck manufacturer Combilift has celebrated its 25-year anniversary with press, customers and dealers. Stephen Powney attended the celebration and press conference updating on Combilift’s plans for the future
Safety matters 20 December, 2023 Robert O’Donoghue, VP marketing and solutions, EMEA for Hyster looks at the issue of creating a culture of safety in wood handling operations
Governance guidance 20 December, 2023 Wood preservation is a highly regulated sector. To help bring to life the governance that allows pressure treated timber to be sold across Europe, we caught up with Dr Olivia Allen, regulatory manager for Arxada
Construction weakens markets 20 December, 2023 After two exceptional years, the German sawmill and timber industry is facing challenges. With the domestic construction industry, the most important customer market is in crisis. As a result, companies are reducing production. Julia Möbus, managing director of the German Sawmill and Timber Industry Association (DeSH), explains the economic development in the industry and gives an outlook for the future
The fully automated sawmill 20 December, 2023 Installing Kallfass technology has enabled best wood SCHNEIDER to carry out sorting, drying, and packaging without the use of forklifts
High and mighty 20 December, 2023 Nick Glaves highlights some recently completed jobs that prove the flexibility of cantilever racking
Efficient and compliant 20 December, 2023 Koppers Performance Chemicals’ Darlington facility now includes part of the company’s research and development function, as well as large-scale production, as plant manager Graeme Jinks explains
Lavers’ Labours Last 20 December, 2023 Dan Ridley-Ellis looks back at the work of Gwendoline M Lavers
Uplifting experience 20 December, 2023 Forklift manufacturers continue to bring new products and technologies to the market, with HUBTEX no exception. Sally Spencer reports
Past, present and future 20 December, 2023 In the year that TTJ celebrates its 150th anniversary, materials handling manufacturer Combilift looks at how things have changed over the past century or so when it comes to lifting and moving timber products