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Train gain 29 December, 2017 TFT Woodexperts has a new southern venue for its wood science courses; the Timber Trade Federation has kicked off its Skills Development Programme; and Travis Perkins used Silverstone for a recent training day > read more

Harvesting more than timber 20 September, 2017 Specifying British timber provides more than just a cost benefit, as Grown in Britain CEO Dougal Driver identifies

Price over patriotism 20 September, 2017 Processors of British-grown timber are keen to take advantage of currency exchange rates and to invest in capacity and value adding. Sally Spencer reports

Timber expo gears up 20 September, 2017 The UK’s largest construction show – UK Construction Week – featuring Timber Expo prepares to open its doors once again

London calling 20 June, 2017 The Plywood Club of London has stayed true to its founding principles while also changing with the times. Keren Fallwell reports

FLEGT Licensing boosts customer confidence 20 June, 2017 Three months on from the arrival of the first FLEGT-licensed timber products in the EU from Indonesia, Mike Jeffree asked three well known Indonesian suppliers and three of their EU buyers about its significance and what longer term market impacts could be

Taking timber construction further 20 June, 2017 Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been increasing in prominence as a timber construction method , writes Martin Ansell

Södra Expands UK Possibilities 20 June, 2017 Södra’s Värö site is a true giant of the Swedish sawmilling industry, with around half of its production destined for the UK market. Stephen Powney talks to Södra Wood’s management at the mill

Mod Cons 20 June, 2017 Applications for chemically-modified wood are growing all the time. We take a look at some inspiring examples

Weak Pound Strengthens UK Chipboard Sector 20 March, 2017 Chipboard producers are positive about the UK market, although the Brexit effect creates some uncertainties. Keren Fallwell reports.

Onside with offsite 20 February, 2017 The UK house building sector finished 2016 on a high and offsite manufacture is in the news. Sally Spencer reports

Time for Technology 20 September, 2016 The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney

Hitting the heights 20 September, 2016 Architects, engineers, construction industry professionals and representatives of the timber supply chain attended the fourth Wood for Good conference series at London’s Canada House at the end of June. Sally Spencer joined them

Onwards and upwards 20 September, 2016 The British-grown timber sector is determined to make the best of the decision to leave the EU. Sally Spencer reports

The “science” of buying and selling 20 September, 2016 Timber pricing has a ‘wood’ science aspect – economics, psychology and sociology all playing a part in the equation. So is the timber trade capable, by application of those sciences, of change for the better? Andrew True, a recently retired trader himself, says yes

Flying the flag 20 September, 2016 Demand for British-grown hardwoods is strong. Sally Spencer reports

Expo extras 20 September, 2016 Timber Expo 2016 has a host of added attractions, from linked UK Construction Week events, to awards, seminars and a beer festival

Diverse designs 20 September, 2016 The wood flooring sector is responding to changes in design trends with some inspiring new products and projects

Forest forward 20 September, 2016 Forest Garden’s British-grown pedigree should be a post-Brexit benefit, but it’s not relying on that alone for success. Sally Spencer reports

A reason for being 19 August, 2016 Architect Peter Wilson’s career has taken him from designing new towns in the Middle East to championing timber as a construction material. Sally Spencer reports

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