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TDUK kicks off new era in UK timber industry representation
26 November, 2021
A new era in UK timber industry representation dawned this week with the inaugural Timber Development UK AGM, bringing together the timber supply chain and specification community within the new body that merges the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and TRADA.
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Major UK timber product industry events taking place this week
Monday, November 22, 2021 A string of major UK timber industry events are taking place this week, bringing distributors, merchants, importers and manufacturers together – some for the first time in 18 months.
New TDUK technical paper focuses on embodied carbon
Friday, November 12, 2021 As the world’s focus was brought firmly onto the carbon issue at COP26 in Glasgow, Timber Development UK (TDUK) is bringing clarity to how to account for embodied carbon in timber construction with a newly released technical paper.
BMBI reports continued strong year-on-year growth
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 The latest report from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveals that builders’ merchants’ August value sales were 23.0% higher year-on-year, with timber & joinery products once again topping the list of best performing categories (+51.5%).
Softwood supply finally catching construction demand, says TTF
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 More than seven million m3 of timber and panel products were imported by the UK between January and July 2021, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) Market Statement.
WPA 2021 Awards and Conference hit the mark
Monday, September 27, 2021 Now in their seventh year, the Wood Protection Association (WPA) Awards and Conference have become a popular annual event, which showcases wood protection technology as a relevant and vital part of the timber industry, whilst keeping members abreast of latest developments
Arnold Laver crowned Timber Trader of the Year at 2021 TTJ Awards
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 About 250 UK timber industry representatives gathered in central London last Friday at the TTJ Awards to see Arnold Laver crowned Timber Trader of the Year.
UK wood product imports up 60% in Q2
Thursday, September 09, 2021 UK wood product import volumes in Q2 were 60% higher than the same quarter last year, according to the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) statistics.
TTF’s David Hopkins talks timber supply on BBC News
Monday, August 09, 2021 Timber Trade Federation CEO David Hopkins has appeared on the BBC TV 6pm news to talk about current timber supply issues affecting the UK.
Raw material supply is key talking point at European sawmill assembly
Friday, June 25, 2021 Securing access to raw materials was the key issue raised at an important gathering of European sawmillers on June 24.
Inaugural dinner of Timber Development UK to be held on November 24
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 This year’s inaugural dinner of Timber Development UK (TDUK), formerly the Timber Trade Federation, will be held on November 24 in London.
International Softwood Conference goes hybrid
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 The 69th International Softwood Conference (ISC) will be a hybrid conference taking place in Helsinki on October 13-14.
TTF warns of major challenges ahead for timber users in Q3 2021
Friday, May 28, 2021 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) is warning timber users that the balance between supply and demand is likely to further tighten in Q3 2021.
TTF signs up to Building a Safer Future Charter
Friday, May 21, 2021 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has joined major contractors, housing providers, local authorities and trade bodies in helping to change the culture around building safety.
Panels conference looks beyond Covid-19
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 More than 200 representatives of the international wood-based panels industry gathered for Wood Based Panels International’s (WBPI) Beyond Covid virtual conference on May 11.
Webinar to be held on timber regulation
Monday, May 17, 2021 The Timber Trade Federation (TTF), CEI Bois, and the Office for Product Safety & Standards have come together to offer the opportunity for EU companies to learn, exchange and ask questions around the UK Timber Regulation (UKTR) and Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT).
Ligna 2021 cancelled due to pandemic, next event in 2023
Monday, April 26, 2021 Deutsche Messe has announced that this year’s Ligna exhibition will not be held as a physical event and the next show will happen to 2023.
The New European Bauhaus: wood sector sets out its stall
Monday, March 22, 2021 A top adviser to the EU Commission president will give a keynote address at the virtual wood4bauhaus conference on April 8.
AFI takes new stance on treated timber in ground contact
Thursday, March 11, 2021 The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) is recommending that fencing installers only use chemically treated timber in ground contact where this is a specific requirement by the client because of concerns raised in an AFI survey about early failures of treated fence posts.
TTF survey finds timber industry resilience, but also Brexit trade friction
Monday, March 01, 2021 Difficulties with logistics and trading with Northern Ireland under new Brexit protocols are having impacts on an already tight timber supply chain, a new UK timber Trade Federation (TTF) survey has found.

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