New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Timber Trade Journal Online http://http// Competition body says Grafton’s sale of merchanting business to Huws Gray may reduce competition The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that the sale of Grafton Group’s traditional merchanting business to Huws Gray may result in a substantial lessening of competition in one particular geographic area. Thu, 02 Dec 2021 13:47:00 GMT Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9290524/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, renewable and circular cushioning materials in inner packaging. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 12:02:52 GMT West Fraser celebrates Christmas with customer prizes <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9290515/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>West Fraser (formerly known as Norbord) is celebrating the festive season by giving customers the chance to win a fantastic prize. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:59:59 GMT Major UK woodworking exhibition cancelled Organisers of the UK’s largest woodworking event – the W Exhibition – have cancelled the upcoming show in February, citing the emergence of the new Omicron Covid variant as part of its reason for the decision. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 18:27:39 GMT BWF Awards winners announced <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9287381/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The winners of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards 2021 were revealed at an evening of celebration held at the Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel on November 26. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:30:24 GMT National School of Forestry students pick up EGGER Forestry prize <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9287358/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Two final year students from the University of Cumbria have been awarded the prize for the best Forest Management plan. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:26:09 GMT FSC announces winners of the 2021 Furniture Awards The winners of the FSC Furniture Awards, created by the Forest Stewardship Council to reward FSC-certified companies in the indoor and outdoor furniture sectors, have been announced. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:21:05 GMT Stora Enso launches low-carbon industrial buildings solutions for UK <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9287330/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Stora Enso has launched a suite of tools to support developers of the UK’s industrial buildings to create more attractive, productive and sustainable buildings, with spans ranging from 12-36m, from small workshops to large retail sheds and warehouses. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:16:11 GMT BMF expands team <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9287287/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>The Builders Merchants Federation has further strengthened its in-house team with two key appointments. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:04:00 GMT Wood Awards 2021 winners announced <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/9286347/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Six structures and two product designs have been announced as the Wood Awards 2021 winners at a ceremony on November 25 held at The Building Centre in London. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 06:06:49 GMT