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Timber design publication focused on collaboration to launch at Futurebuild

A new publication focusing on collaboration in the design of innovative timber buildings is to be launched at Futurebuild. Pulling together the most successful partnerships in timber design ‘Timber Design Pioneers’ is published by TRADA (Timber Research and Development Association) and supported by the timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good. “TRADA is honoured to collaborate with Wood for Good in ...

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Members of NYTimber management team qualify as adult mental health first aiders

Six members of NYTimber’s management team have qualified as adult mental health first aiders.

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The UK Softwood Conference 2019

The UK Softwood Conference 2019 brings together leading suppliers, importers and traders to present and discuss the latest market news in the softwood trade in UK and Europe.

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Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness College UHI launches Modern Apprenticeship in Trees and Timber

The Scottish School of Forestry at Inverness College UHI has launched its first Modern Apprenticeship (MA) in Trees and Timber.

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Scottish Land & Estates welcomes new community engagement protocol

A new guide aimed at improving links between land managers and communities has been welcomed by Scottish Land & Estates. The community engagement protocol, the first of its kind to be published by the Scottish Land Commission, is intended to support greater collaboration and engagement between those who make decisions about land and those affected by them. The protocol summarises ...

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Pasquill celebrates operational excellence at annual awards ceremony

Pasquill, one the UK’s largest manufacturers of roof trusses, celebrated the success of employees who have gone above and beyond operational excellence within the business, at its fourth annual awards ceremony.

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WoodFest heads to Sheffield for February

WoodFest, organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good, is heading to Sheffield in February with a focus on health and wellbeing, low carbon, circular economy, building performance, offsite construction and modular design.

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Galbraith lead forester completes qualifications with Institute of Chartered Foresters 

Lead forester at Galbraith, Louise Alexander has completed her qualifications with the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) to become a full chartered forester, MICFor.

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Importers and exporters must prepare to carry out due diligence checks on EU timber in event of no deal Brexit

Importers and exporters must prepare to carry out due diligence checks on EU timber in event of no deal Brexit

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Confor renews call for forestry industry to remain vigilant over eight-toothed spruce bark beetle

Confor (Confederation of Forest Industries) has renewed its call for the forestry industry to remain vigilant to prevent the spread of the eight-toothed spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus).

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