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 BMBI reports continued strong year-on-year growth http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmbi-reports-continued-strong-year-on-year-growth-9169574 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmbi-reports-continued-strong-year-on-year-growth-9169574 The latest report from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveals that builders’ merchants’ August value sales were 23.0% higher year-on-year, with timber & joinery products once again topping the list of best performing categories (+51.5%). Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:49:15 GMT TTJ softwood market update: market hits the buffers http://www.ttjonline.com/news/ttj-softwood-market-update-market-hits-the-buffers-9169293 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/ttj-softwood-market-update-market-hits-the-buffers-9169293 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9169293/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>After a long run starting in April 2020 of steadily increasing prices fed by softwood shortages and strong demand, the UK trade appears to have hit the buffers with several ports filled to capacity, writes TTJ’s Softwood Specialist. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 10:53:00 GMT New log grading line for A&J Scott http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-log-grading-line-for-aj-scott-9168959 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/new-log-grading-line-for-aj-scott-9168959 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9168959/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Installation of the new log grading line is now under way at A&J Scott as phase 1 groundworks have been completed. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:33:08 GMT Softwood supply finally catching construction demand, says TTF http://www.ttjonline.com/news/softwood-supply-finally-catching-construction-demand-says-ttf-9169478 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/softwood-supply-finally-catching-construction-demand-says-ttf-9169478 More than seven million m3 of timber and panel products were imported by the UK between January and July 2021, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) Market Statement. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMT Anglo-French venture targets global expansion in timber treatment market http://www.ttjonline.com/news/anglo-french-venture-targets-global-expansion-in-timber-treatment-market-9169614 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/anglo-french-venture-targets-global-expansion-in-timber-treatment-market-9169614 Two leading UK and French companies have joined forces to secure global contracts for the supply of specialist timber treatment and preservation equipment. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMT John Clegg appoints new head of asset management http://www.ttjonline.com/news/john-clegg-appoints-new-head-of-asset-management-9162509 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/john-clegg-appoints-new-head-of-asset-management-9162509 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9162509/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>John Clegg & Co has strengthened its forestry team, appointing Eddie Addis as head of asset management, based at the firm’s Edinburgh office. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:12:00 GMT Metsä Wood develops hybrid sandwich wall element http://www.ttjonline.com/news/mets-wood-develops-hybrid-sandwich-wall-element-9162482 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/mets-wood-develops-hybrid-sandwich-wall-element-9162482 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9162482/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a hybrid sandwich wall element, which they say will renew offsite construction. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:05:00 GMT BMF’s Covid response wins awards http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmfs-covid-response-wins-awards-9162462 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmfs-covid-response-wins-awards-9162462 The Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) support for members during the Covid pandemic scored a double success in the prestigious Association Excellence Awards. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:58:38 GMT CPA vaccine mandate survey shows panel industry concerns http://www.ttjonline.com/news/cpa-vaccine-mandate-survey-shows-panel-industry-concerns-9162053 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/cpa-vaccine-mandate-survey-shows-panel-industry-concerns-9162053 US wood panel manufacturers have expressed concern about potential production disruption coming from President Joe Biden’s proclamation stipulating mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for all US companies with more than for 100 employees. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 08:06:19 GMT Stewart Milne Group divests timber systems business http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stewart-milne-group-divests-timber-systems-business-9149147 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stewart-milne-group-divests-timber-systems-business-9149147 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9149147/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Stewart Milne Group is selling its timber systems business – Stewart Milne Timber Systems (SMTS) to focus on investing in the growth of Stewart Milne Homes across Scotland and north-west England. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:37:07 GMT