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Timber cargo ships burns off Sweden 08 December, 2021
A timber cargo ship registered in Liberia - the Almirante Storni - is on fire close to Vinga, an island in the archipelago of Gothenburg.
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Timber industry well positioned to meet demand in 2022, says TTF
Monday, December 06, 2021 More than 3.32 million m3 of timber and panel imports were imported in Q3 2021, as the market achieves greater balance between supply and demand after nearly a year of record imports, says the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).
Competition body says Grafton’s sale of merchanting business to Huws Gray may reduce competition
Thursday, December 02, 2021 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.
Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 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.
West Fraser celebrates Christmas with customer prizes
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 West Fraser (formerly known as Norbord) is celebrating the festive season by giving customers the chance to win a fantastic prize.
Major UK woodworking exhibition cancelled
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 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.
BWF Awards winners announced
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 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.
National School of Forestry students pick up EGGER Forestry prize
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Two final year students from the University of Cumbria have been awarded the prize for the best Forest Management plan.
FSC announces winners of the 2021 Furniture Awards
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 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.
Stora Enso launches low-carbon industrial buildings solutions for UK
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 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.
BMF expands team
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 The Builders Merchants Federation has further strengthened its in-house team with two key appointments.

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