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International roofing and timber show gears up for July dates
26 May, 2022
International roofing and timber show - DACH+HOLZ – will take place in July at the Cologne Exhibition Centre, Germany.
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Timber crucial to carbon reduction, says Environmental Audit Committee
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Using timber has been recognised as a crucial route to decarbonising the built environment in a landmark report from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC).
Lords on track for £500m sales by 2024
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Lords Group Trading plc, which operates a network of 45 builders merchants, says it is on track to deliver its target of £500m annual sales by 2024 after posting a healthy set of annual financial results.
Timber forum hears signs of reducing demand and consumer confidence
Friday, May 13, 2022 Signs of reducing demand and falling consumer confidence were reported at the most recent Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) Timber Forum in London.
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.
TTBS AGM held at the RAF Club, Piccadilly
Thursday, May 12, 2022 Members of the timber trade gathered for the Timber Trades’ Benevolent Society (TTBS) AGM and lunch on May 5th at the Royal Air Force Club, Piccadilly.
James Latham launches new Digital Showroom Platform
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Specifiers now have a new way of viewing James Latham decorative surfaces online thanks to a new hyper-realistic 3D Digital Showroom Platform that has just launched.
West Fraser Q1 sales and profits going strong
Monday, May 09, 2022 Leading global OSB and lumber manufacturer West Fraser has reported a boost in sales and earnings in Q1, compared to Q4, 2021.
SmartPly achieves solid 2021 financial results
Monday, May 09, 2022 Irish state forestry company Coillte, which operates the SmartPly OSB business in Ireland, has announced extremely strong 2021 financial results.
Cairngorm Capital supports IBMG’s acquisition of Merkko Builders Merchant
Monday, May 09, 2022 Cairngorm Capital Partners has announced that its portfolio company Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) has acquired Merkko Builders Merchants Ltd (Merkko), extending its network of branches in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Trussed rafter industry prepares for the future
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 A packed programme at the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) AGM last month brought together some of the industry’s most influential figures to give their insights into how trussed rafter manufacturers need to position themselves for the future.
Stora Enso’s wood products division posts record Q1 results
Thursday, April 28, 2022 International forest product manufacturer Stora Enso has posted record Q1 earnings in its wood products division thanks to significantly higher prices than a year ago.
Russia-Ukraine conflict impacts may lead to European sawmillers’ limiting overseas exposure to fewer markets
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Softwood market conditions influenced by ramifications of the Russia-Ukraine conflict could result in European sawmillers limiting their overseas exposure to fewer markets that fit their product mix and risk tolerance, according to the latest bulletin from Wood Resources International (WRI).
Seven German timber associations collaborate on House of Wood initiative
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Seven timber industry associations in Germany have come together on a project to establish a new co-operative venture called the House of Wood based in Berlin.
Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia
Monday, April 25, 2022 Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia.
TTJ Awards partners with BMF to support merchanting development
Friday, April 22, 2022 The UK timber industry’s leading annual awards event – the TTJ Awards – has embarked on an exciting new partnership with the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) to support timber merchanting development.
Global woodworking technology show to make a 2022 return
Thursday, April 21, 2022 One of the world’s leading woodworking technology exhibitions – Xylexpo – will be making a return in 2022 after a four-year enforced absence due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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).
UK wood windows brand expands internationally
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 UK wooden windows brand “Timber Windows” is expanding its business to cover international markets, starting in Sweden.
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.

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