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LUMIN TRP roadshow showcases plywood range to James Latham
01 December, 2023
LUMIN, a leading South American plywood producer, has partnered with James Latham to deliver a roadshow of its LUMIN TRP (Tropical Replacement Panel) plywood.
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TTJ Awards prepares for lift-off
Thursday, September 14, 2023 The TTJ Awards 2023 is preparing for lift-off in central London on Friday September 15.
Medite SmartPly owner reports strong 2022 profits but predicts more challenging 2023
Monday, June 12, 2023 The owner of the Medite SmartPly Irish wood-based panels business has reported strong annual profits for 2022 but warned on the more challenging environment this year.
Forestry drones used to plant birch on Scottish hills
Thursday, June 01, 2023 Drones have been used to scatter birch seeds on Scottish hills, with an estimated 20 million seeds scattered by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS).
TTJ to celebrate 150th anniversary in 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ)!
View the TTJ Awards 2022 video highlights
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 The video and photo highlights of this year’s TTJ Awards 2022 are now available online.
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.
British Columbia’s falling timber availability prompts West Fraser to reduce output at BC facilities
Friday, August 19, 2022 Timber shortages in British Columbia have been partly blamed for West Fraser’s decision to curtail production at two sawmills and a plywood plant in the province.
SCA tests alternative harvesting method in Sweden
Monday, April 18, 2022 SCA is testing an alternative harvesting method in Sweden which sees forests look like a chess board of forested patches alternated with small harvested areas.
Woodbois boosts turnover and profits in 2021
Friday, April 01, 2022 African forestry and timber trading firm Woodbois Ltd has reported a 14% growth in turnover for 2021 to US$17.5m and a 186% rise in gross profit to US$3.5m.
North Carolina AG sues timber harvesting company for deceptive practices
Friday, March 18, 2022 North Carolina’s attorney general has sued a harvesting and timber services company for deceptive advertisement and consumer practices in the state’s central region.
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.
Finland makes biomaterial investment a core component of economic future
Thursday, March 03, 2022 Finland’s Technical Research Centre (VTT) says the country’s cutting edge bioeconomy innovations are proving a central component of the country’s transition to a circular economy.
Scientists use tree rings to chart historical periods of economic prosperity and downturn
Thursday, January 27, 2022 Scientists have been able to reveal patterns of building activity in the late medieval and early modern era by researching tree felling dates, according to the journal Frontiers.
BSW Group launches news branding and vision
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 BSW has unveiled its new brand following its acquisition by Binderholz.
Binderholz completes BSW acquisition
Monday, January 10, 2022 Binderholz Group has announced the completion of its acquisition of BSW Timber Ltd.
Forestry Commission act on new tree disease found in Cornwall
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Woodland managers, landowners, the forest industry and tree nurseries are being urged to remain vigilant after the Forestry Commission (FC) and Forest Research (FR) identified the tree pathogen Phytophthora pluvialis in a woodland in Cornwall.
Ayrshire sawmill creates 25 new jobs thanks to new forestry contract
Thursday, August 19, 2021 A timber processor in Troon is creating 25 new jobs thanks to a new contract awarded to them by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS).
SCA uses new rail terminal to transport more logs by train
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Swedish sawmilling and forestry group SCA will be transporting more logs by train instead of truck thanks to a new timber rail terminal at Rundvik.
Woodsure takes on management of Biomass Suppliers List
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Woodsure, the quality assurance certification scheme for woodfuel, has taken over the running of the government’s Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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