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 BWF Fire Door Alliance launches campaign http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-fire-door-alliance-launches-campaign-8741937 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-fire-door-alliance-launches-campaign-8741937 The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Fire Door Alliance has launched an awareness campaign, Be Certain, Be Certified, to highlight the importance of third-party certification of fire doors in improving fire safety standards across the UK. The campaign addresses a “clear lack of understanding” over what certification is and the vital role it plays in protecting lives. Thu, 13 May 2021 09:11:17 GMT TANASOTE gains BPR authorisation http://www.ttjonline.com/news/tanasote-gains-bpr-authorisation-8735414 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/tanasote-gains-bpr-authorisation-8735414 TANASOTE S40, Lonza Wood Protection’s new oil based wood preservative, has gained Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) authorisation for its use as a high performance treatment for the long term protection of heavy duty industrial timbers, such as utility poles, railway sleepers and hard landscaping timbers. Authorisation for Tanasote S40 has now been granted in both Sweden and Belgium. Further authorisations throughout Europe and the UK will follow shortly. Tue, 11 May 2021 10:14:29 GMT Georgia moves to improve sustainable forestry http://www.ttjonline.com/news/georgia-moves-to-improve-sustainable-forestry-8732983 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/georgia-moves-to-improve-sustainable-forestry-8732983 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8732983/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Estonian innovative forestry start-up company Timbeter and the government of Georgia have started a co-operation to strengthen the sustainable forestry practices in the country. The goal is to support the digitisation of forest management, and increase efficiency and the transparency of the local forestry sector. Mon, 10 May 2021 14:10:20 GMT Danzer sells Bradford Sawmill http://www.ttjonline.com/news/danzer-sells-bradford-sawmill-8732978 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/danzer-sells-bradford-sawmill-8732978 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8732978/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Hardwood specialist Danzer closed the sale of its hardwood lumber sawmill in Bradford, Pennsylvania on April 15. Mon, 10 May 2021 14:08:29 GMT Global sawlog price up in Q4, 2020 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/global-sawlog-price-up-in-q4-2020-8732969 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/global-sawlog-price-up-in-q4-2020-8732969 According to Wood Resources International (WRI), the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) rose 8% in the fourth quarter of 2020 as demand for logs was up in North America and Europe Mon, 10 May 2021 14:04:40 GMT Lathams extends Irish offering http://www.ttjonline.com/news/lathams-extends-irish-offering-8730026 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/lathams-extends-irish-offering-8730026 James Latham Ltd has expanded its Irish service offer following the opening of a bulk timber distribution business just outside of Dublin. Fri, 07 May 2021 13:47:49 GMT Pinewood Structures Ltd celebrates 40th anniversary http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pinewood-structures-ltd-celebrates-40th-anniversary-8729821 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/pinewood-structures-ltd-celebrates-40th-anniversary-8729821 <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/8729821/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>Timber frame manufacturer Pinewood Structures Ltd is celebrating reaching its 40th anniversary. Fri, 07 May 2021 12:14:00 GMT Global wood-based panels conference to debate panels markets on May 11 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/global-wood-based-panels-conference-to-debate-panels-markets-on-may-11-8729324 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/global-wood-based-panels-conference-to-debate-panels-markets-on-may-11-8729324 TTJ-sister title Wood Based Panels International (WBPI) kicks off its virtual half-day conference on May 11, focusing on the performance of the global panels industry during the Covid-19 pandemic and looking beyond. Fri, 07 May 2021 09:38:00 GMT Voting in the 25th TTJ Awards to get underway on May 10 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/voting-in-the-25th-ttj-awards-to-get-underway-on-may-10-8726595 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/voting-in-the-25th-ttj-awards-to-get-underway-on-may-10-8726595 Voting gets underway on May 10 for the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards, which this year will be a hybrid event featuring an in-person event in central London and live-streaming to a wider digital audience. Thu, 06 May 2021 13:53:18 GMT BMF and IOBM agree merger http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-and-iobm-agree-merger-8704934 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-and-iobm-agree-merger-8704934 In a move designed to benefit the whole industry, the Institute of Builders’ Merchants (IoBM) is to merge with the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), to be separately managed and operate as a brand within the BMF. Wed, 28 Apr 2021 11:11:36 GMT