New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on http://www.ttjonline.com http://www.ttjonline.com/ en-us http://www.ttjonline.com/ New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://http//www.ttjonline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif A Christmas message from the TTBS http://www.ttjonline.com/news/a-christmas-message-from-the-ttbs-11222-10400410 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/a-christmas-message-from-the-ttbs-11222-10400410 On behalf of the Timber Trades Benevolent Society’s (TTBS) trustees, our national president, John Taylor, the TTBS board of management and our many UK beneficiaries, I would like to thank you for all the support you have given the society throughout 2022, which has continued to be a most difficult year for us all. Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:01:31 GMT BSW lends ‘Yorkshire Santa’ a hand http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bsw-lends-yorkshire-santa-a-hand-10400393 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bsw-lends-yorkshire-santa-a-hand-10400393 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10400393/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Landscape gardener Reese Fletcher is doubling down on his charity efforts to spread Christmas joy for vulnerable children this December. Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:56:30 GMT Carbon removal certification proposals welcomed http://www.ttjonline.com/news/carbon-removal-certification-proposals-welcomed-10400363 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/carbon-removal-certification-proposals-welcomed-10400363 The publication on November 30 by the European Commission of a draft legislative proposal on the certification of carbon removals has been broadly welcomed by the European woodworking and sawmill industries. Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:45:09 GMT BWF Awards held in central London http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-awards-held-in-central-london-10392394 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-awards-held-in-central-london-10392394 Winners of the prestigious British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Annual Awards 2022 were announced during an evening of celebration held at the Fitzroy Kimpton Hotel in London on November 25. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:16:10 GMT Cambridge dining hall wins top prize at Wood Awards http://www.ttjonline.com/news/cambridge-dining-hall-wins-top-prize-at-wood-awards-10392246 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/cambridge-dining-hall-wins-top-prize-at-wood-awards-10392246 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10392246/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>University of Cambridge’s Homerton College Dining Hall has been crowned the UK’s best new timber building at the Wood Awards 2022. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:15:00 GMT BMF announces risk specialist for All Industry Conference http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-announces-risk-specialist-for-all-industry-conference-10392097 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-announces-risk-specialist-for-all-industry-conference-10392097 The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced Professor Kevin Fong as the latest speaker for the BMF All Industry Conference 2023. Prof Fong specialises in risk, decision-making and innovation. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:34:32 GMT New formwork panels from Metsä Wood http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-formwork-panels-from-mets-wood-10392080 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-formwork-panels-from-mets-wood-10392080 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10392080/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Metsä Wood has expanded its range of formwork panels with a cost-efficient and durable alternative called Metsä Wood DURAForm. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:31:56 GMT SAM invests £1m in new primed finish http://www.ttjonline.com/news/sam-invests-1m-in-new-primed-finish-10392067 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/sam-invests-1m-in-new-primed-finish-10392067 MDF mouldings manufacturer, SAM, has announced the 2023 launch of its new primed finish. As a commitment to bringing the best in market products and setting the bar on quality and standard, and as part of an overall project to improve its service package, SAM has invested more than £1m in developing its latest primed mouldings solution. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:30:31 GMT TIMCON calls for essential site status http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timcon-calls-for-essential-site-status-10392058 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/timcon-calls-for-essential-site-status-10392058 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10392058/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has asked government to confirm it will act to keep the pallet and packaging business operational in the event of any planned power outages during the winter. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:28:01 GMT New generation takes the lead at the WPA http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-generation-takes-the-lead-at-the-wpa-10388159 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-generation-takes-the-lead-at-the-wpa-10388159 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10388159/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The end of this year sees the conclusion of a period of transition at the Wood Protection Association. After more than four successful years as director, Gordon Ewbank will be stepping back into an advisory role as from January 1, 2023. All the team at the WPA would like to say a huge thank you for all the valuable work he has done over that time. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 11:40:01 GMT