Timber Trades Journal Online


DTE makes big investment in open web joist production
01 December, 2023 Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has made a six-figure investment in new machinery at its manufacturing site in the Southwest of England.


TTBS National golf
26 October, 2023 The annual TTBS National Golf Day raised £10,000 for the timber trades’ own charity
  • Winning ways
    A retrofit project from a multi-university student team has won the TDUK University Design Challenge
  • Going local
    Structural engineer and timber technologist Iain Thew looks at the role for UK hardwoods in construction


Women in timber engineering an award winning strategy
23 October, 2023 Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association, shares his views on how diversity in the workforce is changing for the better
  • 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