Timber Trades Journal Online
Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has made a six-figure investment in new machinery at its manufacturing site in the Southwest of England.Read more
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.
US duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports to stay in place
The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has decided that antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain softwood lumber products from Canada will stay in place.
UPM invests €10m in Korkeakoski sawmill
UPM is to invest nearly €10m in the modernisation of the Korkeakoski sawmill, Finland.
National Timber Group appoints Scott Cairns as Group Chief Executive
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
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).
The annual TTBS National Golf Day raised £10,000 for the timber trades’ own charity
A retrofit project from a multi-university student team has won the TDUK University Design Challenge
Structural engineer and timber technologist Iain Thew looks at the role for UK hardwoods in construction
Södra targets building products leadership
The Swedish forest products giant is putting its money on increased low-carbon timber construction. Mike Jeffree reports
Ride the winds of change
Don’t let “a dip in the market” be your story, says Ian Oldrey, managing director at Ten-25
Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, shares his views on how diversity in the workforce is changing for the better
Positive political difference for forest industry
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
Stepping up to safety act
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
Keys to success for joinery businesses large and small are pricing, marketing and taking the consumers’ product perspective, writes industry veteran Roy Wakeman
Ligna's return a bellwether for investment sentiment
As this issue was going to press I was preparing to travel to the Ligna exhibition in Hannover – the world’s largest woodworking technology fair.