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Stora Enso sees 7% dip in 2022 Wood Products division sales
02 February, 2023
Stora Enso’s Wood Products division saw a 7% sales decrease in the full year 2022, the company said in latest financial results statement.
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Net Zero roadmap for timber sector debuts
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 A new timber industry net zero roadmap shows the timber supply chain is responsible for 1,575,356 tonnes CO2 equivalent (e) territorial emissions – which is about 0.35% of the UK total.
Celtic Offsite teams up with Premier Forest Products
Friday, January 20, 2023 Celtic Offsite has teamed up with Premier Forest Products as part a plan to develop a Welsh supply chain aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and support the local economy.
Working group reports good timber availability and further price reductions
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 Timber availability is currently described as good with further reductions in prices due to the large amount of stock already in the UK and reduced shipping costs, according to the latest update from the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group.
Cambridge dining hall wins top prize at Wood Awards
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 University of Cambridge’s Homerton College Dining Hall has been crowned the UK’s best new timber building at the Wood Awards 2022.
TDUK responds to Autumn Statement
Thursday, November 17, 2022 Timber Development UK (TDUK) has reacted to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement by imploring the government to provide certainty and stability to help the construction sector.
Bergs’ interim results reflect deteriorating economic situation
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Sweden-based wood products producer Bergs Group has published its interim results showing how it is being negatively impacted by the deteriorating economic situation.
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.
Wood Awards announces shortlist for 2022
Friday, September 02, 2022 The Wood Awards 2022 shortlist has been announced, revealing a stunning array of British architecture and product design using wood.
Egger Group posts exceptional results and announces management changes
Monday, August 15, 2022 Egger Group closed the financial year with sales of €4.23bn, a 37% growth on the previous year, the company said in its latest trading statement.
Kirkwood Timber Frame secures £12m of news business in first year
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Aberdeenshire-based timber manufacturer, Kirkwood Timber Frame, has secured £12m worth of new business in its first year.
Swiss Krono MagnumBoard extends soundproofing modules and achieves new fire certificate
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Swiss Krono has issued updates on the sound and fire performance of its MagnumBoard product.
LP EWP business sale completed
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 LP Building Solutions has announced the completion of the sale of its engineered wood products (EWP) business to Pacific Woodtech for US$210m.
New world-beater mass timber building completed
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 A new apartment building in the US has been declared the world’s tallest mass timber building.
Countryside Partnerships closes new timber frame factory
Monday, August 08, 2022 Despite a stated policy of investing in MMC for its new housing, nationwide housebuilder Countryside Partnerships is shutting its most recently opened timber frame house factory in Leicestershire.
Paul Sinha to host TTJ Awards 2022
Thursday, July 21, 2022 Comedian and quiz show supremo Paul Sinha is this year’s host and guest speaker at the TTJ Awards.
Setra offers moisture protection for CLT
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Swedish timber company Setra is claiming to be the first business in Sweden to offer a new moisture protection for frames made from cross-laminated timber (CLT).
TDUK AGM moved to July 18
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Timber Development UK’s (TDUK) AGM & Conference has been moved to July 18 due to the national rail strikes this week.
TTJ Awards voting ends today
Monday, June 20, 2022 Today is the last day of voting for the voted categories in the TTJ Awards 2022.
Structural timber allowed for buildings between 11m and 18m in height
Monday, June 20, 2022 Structural timber use in exterior walls of 11m to 18m will be permitted after all, a UK Government committee has ruled.

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