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Celebrating excellence and innovation 29 February, 2024
An inspirational Wood Awards showcased even greater daring and diversity in wood building and product design, writes Timber Development UK sustainability and project manager Lucy Bedry
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Super-charged carbon guzzlers
Thursday, February 29, 2024 Genetically modified trees could be a global warming game changer, writes Mike Jeffree
Global forests need global governance and market recognition
Monday, December 18, 2023 The new Broader Market Recognition Coalition is a key practical development to incentivise and deliver strong tropical forest governance, writes David Hopkins, Timber Development UK chief executive
Softwood sector seeks glimmers of light
Monday, December 18, 2023 The International Softwood Conference convened in challenging times for the industry looking for prospects of market improvement. Keith Fryer of Fort Builders Merchants, who moderated the event, reports
Positive political difference for forest industry
Monday, October 23, 2023 The UK forestry minister is working closely with the industry to support its development and now a sector deal with government is in prospect, reports Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall
Women in timber engineering an award winning strategy
Monday, October 23, 2023 Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, shares his views on how diversity in the workforce is changing for the better
Sales and sustainability
Monday, August 28, 2023 A new international coalition to harness market demand in support of national tropical sustainable forest systems is nearing the launch of its Roadmap, writes Mike Jeffree
A new route to certification
Monday, August 28, 2023 The goal of the US Sustainable Hardwood Coalition is a certification scheme that really works for small scale forest ownership, writes American Hardwood Export Council consultant George White
TTJ celebrates 150 years
Monday, August 28, 2023 150 years is a long time and it seems mind-boggling that TTJ has been around for that long.
Stepping up to safety act
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 The Building Safety Act is billed as the biggest overhaul of UK construction regulation in 40 years. Chief executive Andrew Carpenter shares the Structural Timber Association’s response and its view on implications for wood-based building
End to end joinery experience
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Keys to success for joinery businesses large and small are pricing, marketing and taking the consumers’ product perspective, writes industry veteran Roy Wakeman

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