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National Timber Group acquires SV Timber 23 September, 2022
National Timber Group (NTG) has acquired SV Timber. This is the latest big step forward in NTG’s drive to be the largest independent specialist timber processing and distribution group in the UK, with a focus on value-added products and solutions.
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Illingworth Ingham branches out with HSBC UK funding
Friday, September 23, 2022 Illingworth Ingham has utilised a six-figure funding package provided by HSBC UK to acquire a new 20,051ft2 site in Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Forestry leadership programme to help meet skills crisis
Friday, September 23, 2022 As a forestry skills shortage threatens to impede the UK’s ability to meet net zero targets, the sector’s professional body has launched a leadership programme in a bid to drive the industry forward – but says far more needs to be done if the UK is to deliver modern sustainable forestry on a large scale.
BMF welcomes government support on energy bills
Friday, September 23, 2022 The BMF has welcomed the announcement from business secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg MP on support for energy bills, which it says will help tackle a real concern for the industry.
Strike at US lumber giant
Thursday, September 15, 2022 Staff at one of the biggest timber companies in the US walked out on strike on September 13 after the failure of contract negotiations, according to KPTV.
Biobiowood joins ranks of modified timber
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 A new modified timber – Biobiowood – is to become available on European markets.
JeldWen Penrith boosts output with new Biele line
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Biele has developed a complete turnkey manufacturing line for residential doors production at JeldWen’s Penrith site. It replaces two of the three assembly lines that were more than 30-years old and that had become prone to breakdowns and low output.
Zest wins Glee awards
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Zest, part of the P&A Group of companies, and a leading supplier of timber garden products, has won two top awards at the Glee exhibition and at SOLEX trade show.
CLC working group signals likely impact of rising energy costs on timber prices
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Rising energy costs are likely to affect timber prices in Q4 and Q1 2023, according to the latest statement from the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group.
Timber company fined £80,000 after work fall
Monday, September 12, 2022 A Devon-based timber company has been fined £80,000 after an employee fell through a stairwell while working on a barn conversion.
Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)
Friday, September 09, 2022 TTJ would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for her remarkable service extending 70 years on the British throne.

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