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 Competition body says Grafton’s sale of merchanting business to Huws Gray may reduce competition http://www.ttjonline.com/news/competition-body-says-graftons-sale-of-merchanting-business-to-huws-gray-may-reduce-competition-9294556 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/competition-body-says-graftons-sale-of-merchanting-business-to-huws-gray-may-reduce-competition-9294556 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-introduces-portfolio-for-bio-based-packaging-foam-9290524 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-introduces-portfolio-for-bio-based-packaging-foam-9290524 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/west-fraser-celebrates-christmas-with-customer-prizes-9290515 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/west-fraser-celebrates-christmas-with-customer-prizes-9290515 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/major-uk-woodworking-exhibition-cancelled-9288696 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/major-uk-woodworking-exhibition-cancelled-9288696 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-awards-winners-announced-9287381 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bwf-awards-winners-announced-9287381 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/national-school-of-forestry-students-pick-up-egger-forestry-prize-9287358 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/national-school-of-forestry-students-pick-up-egger-forestry-prize-9287358 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/fsc-announces-winners-of-the-2021-furniture-awards-9287343 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/fsc-announces-winners-of-the-2021-furniture-awards-9287343 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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-launches-low-carbon-industrial-buildings-solutions-for-uk-9287330 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/stora-enso-launches-low-carbon-industrial-buildings-solutions-for-uk-9287330 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-expands-team-9287287 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/bmf-expands-team-9287287 <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 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/wood-awards-2021-winners-announced-9286347 http://www.ttjonline.com/news/wood-awards-2021-winners-announced-9286347 <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