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NMITE set to launch TED 2 course 26 May, 2023
NMITE (New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering) is set to welcome a new cohort onto its new Timber Technology Engineering Design 2 (TED 2) CPD course, following the success of its TED 1 courses. Starting from June 5, 2023, the new course is once again delivered in partnership with Timber Development UK (TDUK) and Edinburgh Napier University (ENU).
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European wood-based panel production dips 5% in 2022, provisional stats suggest
Thursday, May 25, 2023 European wood-based panels production fell by more than 6% in 2022 according to provisional figures released by the European Panel Federation (EPF) at the Interzum fair in Cologne.
Marley shingles showcased at Chelsea Flower Show
Thursday, May 25, 2023 Marley’s western red cedar shingles have been specified on an eye-catching garden design project at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which is taking place this week (until May 27).
Donaldson Group launches dedicated MGM Kitchens brand
Thursday, May 25, 2023 Scotland’s largest independent specialist timber merchant, MGM Timber, has increased its interiors offering with its dedicated kitchen brand, MGM Kitchens.
Latvijas Finieris reports strong 2022 financial results
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Latvijas Finieris Group has announced that its turnover reached €350m in 2022, which is 36% higher than the previous year, while EBITDA increased by 54% to €55.5m.
Ligna wows again after four year absence
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 The Ligna woodworking technology fair has ended in Hannover after 700 world premieres of machinery/technology and 80,000 visitors from across the world.
Vote and enter TTJ Awards 2023!
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.
Neil Donaldson announced as next captain of The R&A
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 President of the Donaldson Group and 2020 TTJ Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Neil Donaldson, has been announced as the next captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
L&G offsite factory accumulated huge losses since opening in 2016
Monday, May 22, 2023 L&G Modular Homes, the landmark off-site homes factory in Leeds which announced earlier this month that it was stopping production, has reported total combined losses after tax of around £140m since it was first incorporated in 2015.
Forest in focus at Biennale Architettura 2023
Thursday, May 18, 2023 This weekend the 18th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia opens. Earlier this spring, it was announced that White Arkitekter has been invited by this year's curator Lesley Lokko to exhibit in the main exhibition The Laboratory of the Future.
Building materias availability back to pre-Covid levels
Thursday, May 18, 2023 A statement from John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) and Peter Caplehorn, CEO of the Construction Products Association (CPA), co-chairs of the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group, says that for the first time since this group began meeting at the height of the pandemic, there is good availability of the vast majority of building materials across the UK, with increasing reports that availability is back to pre-Covid levels.

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