Timber Trades Journal Online


Travis Perkins joins TDUK
19 April, 2024 Travis Perkins is celebrating its 20th consecutive year of certification of timber chain of custody and has also recently joined Timber Development UK (TDUK).
  • Vietnam wood product exports grew in March
    The value of Vietnam’s timber and wood products exports grew by 46% in March compared to the previous month but are lagging year ago rates, according to Vietnam’s Customs Office figures cited by the International Tropical Timber Organisation’s latest market bulletin.


The "re-emergent" properties of wood
29 February, 2024 Parvez Alam explores the growth in metamaterials research in recent years
  • Developing careers
    Glennon Brothers hosted a tour of the Irish forestry and timber industries for finalists of the TTJ Awards’ Career Development Award. Stephen Powney joined the trip
  • Slow but still sure
    The UK Forest Market Report 2023 reveals a sector that’s slowed over the last year but that remains an attractive investment opportunity. Sally Spencer reports
  • Timber on top form
    The Wood Awards celebrate the use of timber in standout architecture and product design – and 2023 provided a bumper crop


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
  • Softwood sector seeks glimmers of light
    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