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TDUK releases UK timber product embodied carbon data
19 February, 2024
Timber Development UK (TDUK) has released average carbon data for the 10 major timber product categories.
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2024 TTJ Awards to be held on September 20
Monday, January 29, 2024 The 2024 TTJ Awards is preparing to get up and running for another year, with September 20 being set as the date for the annual awards presentation lunch in London.
Essex timber merchant Timber Now closes
Monday, January 29, 2024 Essex timber merchant Timber Now Ltd has now closed after going into voluntary liquidation.
Sydenhams Ltd posts £8.3m annual pre-tax profit
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Dorset-based Sydenhams Ltd has posted profit before tax of £8.3m for the year ended March 31, 2023.
SAM to acquire W Howard in major MDF mouldings market move
Friday, December 08, 2023 Northern Ireland-based Springfarm Architectural Mouldings Limited (SAM) is to acquire W Howard in a major move in the MDF mouldings business.
Builders’ merchant Q3 volumes down 10.5% on a year ago
Friday, December 01, 2023 Latest BMBI stats reveal that total builders’ merchants’ volume sales fell by 10.5% in Q3 compared to a year ago.
TDUK annual dinner held at Old Billingsgate
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Timber Development UK (TDUK) welcomed over 400 timber trade representatives for its annual dinner at Old Billingsgate, London on November 8.
IBMG announces changes to leadership team
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 The Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG), owner of 20 key builders merchant brands across the south of England, has announced changes to its leadership team.
Travis Perkins delivers profits warning
Friday, October 13, 2023 Travis Perkins plc has delivered a profits warning in its Q3 2023 trading update, reporting that challenging market conditions are persisting.
Taylor Maxwell named Timber Trader of the Year in TTJ Awards 2023
Monday, September 18, 2023 Taylor Maxwell has been voted Timber Trader of the Year in this year’s TTJ Awards.
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.
Bulmor Lancer signs up as TTJ Awards sponsor
Monday, August 21, 2023 Bulmor Lancer has joined the sponsors of the TTJ Awards 2023, supporting the long established Structural Timber Systems of the Year voted category.
TTJ Awards 2023 host is actor and comedian Hal Cruttenden
Friday, July 07, 2023 The host and guest speaker for this year’s TTJ Awards is actor, writer and comedian Hal Cruttenden.
TTJ Timber Merchanting Development Award entry deadline nears
Monday, June 26, 2023 There is still time to enter the TTJ Timber Merchanting Development Award. The merchanting award, which is organised in association with the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), forms part of the annual TTJ Awards – the UK timber industry’s leading annual awards event.
IBMG acquires builders merchant operations of Kent Blaxhill
Monday, June 12, 2023 Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) has acquired the Colchester and Bury St Edmunds builders merchant operations of Kent Blaxill.
Final chance to vote in UK’s TTJ timber industry awards
Friday, June 09, 2023 Who is going to be crowned this year’s TTJ Awards’ Timber Trader of the Year 2023?
Vote and enter TTJ Awards 2023!
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.
TTBS marks end of era as Ivan Savage steps down
Friday, May 05, 2023 The timber trades’ own charity – the TTBS – held a memorable AGM on May 4 when long-serving CEO Ivan Savage stepped down to retire and Tony Shelton was voted in as the TTBS president.
Alsford announces major new branding investment
Thursday, April 20, 2023 South East based timber and builder’s merchant Alsford has announced a major investment in its branding, which includes a new logo, website address, marketing materials plus fleet and service updates.
Voting is open in TTJ Awards 2023
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.

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