News

17 September 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and Timber Trades Federation (TTF) have taken a significant step towards a high-level merger with the signing of a formal memorandum of understanding on closer working.

16 September 2014

Worldwide sawlog prices edged to a three-year high during the second quarter of 2014, according to new figures.

16 September 2014

A Lincolnshire timber company has pleaded guilty to safety failings after an agency worker lost the top of a finger in an unguarded cutting machine.

11 September 2014

A senior politician has praised a Vale of Clwyd company for its efficiency, innovation and green credentials.

9 September 2014

Italian timber trade association Feder Legno Arredo (FLA) has signed up BM TRADA to provide its members with CE marking services.

9 September 2014

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has secured further funding to help joinery and woodworking firms provide training.

5 September 2014

A unique “floating” bridge has been created in the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom using Accoya, the modified wood manufactured by Accsys Technologies.

4 September 2014

BSW Timber has appointed Francis Wilbur to the position of mill manager in its Southampton mill which was recently acquired from RF Giddings.

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Features

Alastair Kerr, director general of the Wood Panels Industries Federation (WPIF) and spokesperson for the JOSB Done campaign, looks into the confusing world of wood

Timber is an essential element in the construction of a pioneering zero carbon development in Oxfordshire that intends to prove the eco town is far from dead

The first report into a £17m project to test how easily houses can be retrofitted with eco features suggests that much more than just the building fabric is at stake, says Peter Baber

Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal considers what refurbishment under the Government’s current energy drive will mean for the waste supply chain