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Innovate or stagnate 21 January, 2012 Timber products can take on steel and concrete but only if industry continues to innovate, says B&K Structures managing director Nick Milestone

Don't call it waste 21 January, 2012 Chris Franklin, managing director heating equipment specialist Ranheat Engineering Ltd, describes the potential value to timber companies of the RHI

Catching on fast 07 January, 2012 Steico UK director Andy Moore says the UK has some catching up to do when it comes to wood fibre insulation and that timber merchants can benefit from stocking products that have so much growth potential

JDT student wins top prize 30 September, 2011

A student placement at James Donaldson Timber Ltd (JDT) has won first prize at an award ceremony in...

Northern Ireland students dominate wood awards 14 July, 2011

University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast won the top architecture and engineering prizes at this year’s Irish Third Level Student Wood Awards while the award for best design project...

Award winner carves a new career 18 June, 2011

Forester and woodworker Elizabeth Cadd has been named Lantra’s Women and Work Trees and Timber Winner of the Year.

Ms Cadd...

Stewart Milne receives Gold Award 16 June, 2011

Stewart Milne, chairman and chief executive of

Hats off to new training regime 28 May, 2011

The Ligna timber machinery show next week in Hannover will be big, bold and modern. Some of the machinery for panel and solid timber...

Training aids industry competition 28 May, 2011 Proskills, the Sector Skills Council, can provide finance for training, says industry lead Helen Hewitt

BWF members fill CNC training course 06 April, 2011

British Woodworking Federation (BWF) members have...

Nuffield Scholarship provides opportunity to study sawmilling across the world 24 March, 2011

Jez Ralph, technical adviser for the Silvanus Trust, has won a prestigious Nuffield Farming Scholarship to spend the coming...

Wood Technology Society broadens scope 27 November, 2010 The WTS is part of the industry initiative to develop nationally recognised qualifications

Proskills makes training progress 13 November, 2010 Industry input into training is vital, says Jackie Bazeley, wood industry lead at Proskills

WITforum board expands 18 October, 2010

The Woodworking Industry Training Forum (WITForum), administered by the British Woodworking Federation,...

New Woodwise Academy officially opens for training 04 September, 2010

The Woodwise Academy wood-processing training centre will officially open this month.

The new facility, housed in a former engineering factory in Riverside, Bristol, is the brainchild of...

Traditional craftsman builds on his skills 10 August, 2010

A 23-year-old craftsman from Halton East near Skipton is putting his skills to the test by volunteering to restore the former Storiths Hatchery barn on the Bolton Abbey Estate.


Five graduates receive forestry award 29 July, 2010

Five forestry and arboriculture degree graduates have won the Institute of Chartered Foresters’ (ICF)...

Warwickshire College wins university challenge 16 June, 2010

Students and staff from Warwickshire College won the Get Woodworking University Challenge at Alexandra Palace...

STTA recognises Masters research 15 June, 2010

Jesus Menendez has won the

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