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Nordic sawmillers post record results but signal caution on autumn market dynamics
16 August, 2022
Nordic sawmillers have reported some record-breaking financial results in recent weeks but are signalling that some highly uncertain times may lay ahead for markets in the autumn.
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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.
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.
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).
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.
Ante Group to bring additional focus on UK market
Wednesday, June 01, 2022 German sawmiller the Ante Group is planning a fresh focus on the UK and Ireland timber market, with new recruits and initiatives designed to raise the profile of its longstanding brand.
International roofing and timber show gears up for July dates
Thursday, May 26, 2022 International roofing and timber show - DACH+HOLZ – will take place in July at the Cologne Exhibition Centre, Germany.
US university researches use of tree forks as structural nodes
Thursday, May 12, 2022 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers are exploring using discarded tree forks as load-bearing joints in structures.
James Jones’ Forres site expansion project supported by HIE funding
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Plans to develop a new timber manufacturing and processing facility in Forres, Moray, have secured up to £279,000 Green Jobs Fund investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
TTJ Awards 2022 voting launches on April 6
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 Voting has got underway for the 26th annual TTJ Awards – the UK’s own timber industries awards event.
Dietrich's celebrates 40 years and reshapes its own future
Friday, March 11, 2022 Germany-based timber construction software firm Dietrich’s Technology AG has been acquired by Elvaston Capital Management GmbH.
TTJ Awards 2022 will take place on September 30 at the InterContinental Park Lane
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 The 2022 TTJ Awards will take place at The InterContinental Park Lane, London on September 30.
Construction sector audience returns for physical Futurebuild show
Tuesday, March 08, 2022 The Futurebuild show at London’s ExCeL on March 1-3 welcomed a wide range of construction sector visitors last week and featured about 300 exhibitors.
Pfeifer Group has large investment plans across business
Monday, February 28, 2022 Austria-based sawmiller and engineered timber products manufacturer Pfeifer Group is celebrating the 30th year of its Uelzen site in Germany with large investment plans.
Stora Enso invests in automated CLT coating line
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Stora Enso is investing €9m in an automated CLT (cross-laminated timber) coating line at the Ybbs sawmill in Austria.
James Jones acquires majority share in Australian sawmiller and CLT manufacturer
Wednesday, February 02, 2022 UK-based sawmilling group James Jones & Sons Ltd has acquired just under 60% of the shares in Mayflower Enterprises Pty Ltd in Australia, the holding company of Hyne Timber and XLam.
Setra says prices stabilise at relatively high level after Q4 downturn
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 Sweden-based wood products company Setra has reported a 2021 annual operating profit of SEK1.58bn (2020: SEK117m).
New white paper examines insurer perspective on mass timber buildings
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 A new white paper on mass timber construction with input from 24 major UK insurers is recommending that hybrid structures combining traditional and modern method of construction may represent the best route forward to satisfying multiple considerations including insurance risks and carbon reduction.

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