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Christmas sparkles at the London Softwood Club Christmas luncheon
Friday, December 08, 2023 A record attendance of 190 people was recorded at this year’s London Softwood Club (LSC) Christmas luncheon held on Thursday afternoon (December 7) at the sumptuous Royal Horseguards Hotel in Westminster.
Hadleigh Timber Group posts 2022 pre-tax profit of £19.9m
Tuesday, December 05, 2023 The Hadleigh Timber Group Ltd (HTG), one of the UK's leading distributors of wood-based products, has posted a pre-tax profit of £19.9m (2021: £43.5m) for the year ending December 31, 2022.
National Timber Group appoints Scott Cairns as Group Chief Executive
Monday, December 04, 2023 The National Timber Group (NTG) has announced the appointment of Scott Cairns as NTG’s Group Chief Executive.
Ghana wood product exports drop 16% in Q3
Monday, December 04, 2023 Ghana’s wood exports saw a 16% decrease in volumes terms in Q3, 2023, compared to the preceding quarter, according to Ghana Forestry Commission data shared by the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
Bergs Timber shareholders to convene on Dec 27 for takeover approval
Monday, December 04, 2023 An extraordinary general meeting of Bergs Timber AB shareholders has been called for December 27 to approve the SEK1.54bn takeover offer from Norvik hf.
Stora Enso updates EPDs for products
Monday, December 04, 2023 Stora Enso has reported lower product carbon footprints for many of its wood products as verified by transparent third parties in their Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).
DTE makes big investment in open web joist production
Friday, December 01, 2023 Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has made a six-figure investment in new machinery at its manufacturing site in the Southwest of England.
LUMIN TRP roadshow showcases plywood range to James Latham
Friday, December 01, 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.
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.
Premier Forest Products grows presence in the north
Monday, November 20, 2023 Premier Forest Products has announced yet another acquisition, this time the purchase of North-East Sheets & Panels Ltd. (NESP).
Woodworking machinery giant to cut 600 jobs
Monday, November 20, 2023 The world’s largest manufacturer of woodworking machinery Homag is cutting 600 jobs worldwide in response to a reduced order intake.
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.
Downbeat economic forecasts shared at TDUK markets conference in London
Thursday, November 09, 2023 UK and international timber traders gathered in strong numbers for Timber Development UK’s Global Market Conference in London on Wednesday at a time of difficult market dynamics.
Timber imports saw steady growth heading into Q3, TDUK reports
Thursday, November 02, 2023 July was the second consecutive month that timber imports were higher than in 2022, according to the latest Timber Development UK (TDUK) statistics.
Premier Forest Products acquires fire door manufacturer
Thursday, November 02, 2023 Premier Forest Products has announced the acquisition of specialist fire door manufacturing business Paul White Ironmongery, Doors, and Fixings (PWIDF).
UK tropical hardwood plywood imports from China grow in 2023
Wednesday, November 01, 2023 The UK imported 61,000m3 of tropical hardwood plywood from China in the first eight months of 2023, 57% more than the same period last year, according to the latest bulletin from the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
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.
W Howard and MDF Recovery agree UK and Ireland licensing deal
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 UK MDF mouldings manufacturer W Howard Ltd has agreed a multi-year licence for the use of MDF Recovery’s MDF recycling technology to produce loose-fill wood fibre insulation in the UK & Irish markets.
British Woodworking Federation 2023 Awards shortlist revealed
Monday, October 16, 2023 This year’s shortlist for the prestigious British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards has been revealed.
Scotline warns of increased freight rates for North European short sea routes
Friday, October 13, 2023 Shipping liner service and terminal operator Scotline has warned customers that international regulations and increased fuel and labour costs are leading to a rise in freight rates.

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