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Timber fire doors pass stringent fire tests ordered following Grenfell Tower tragedy  

Timber fire doors have been given a major safety endorsement after passing stringent fire tests ordered by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Forestry Management student wins award for ‘Best Dissertation’ and gains place on Tilhill Forestry graduate programme

Cumbria University student Robert Baker is celebrating after winning an award for ‘Best Dissertation’ on his course, BSc (Hons) Forestry Management.

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Taylor Lane Timber Frame supplies bespoke timber frame for hotel extension at Llanerch Vineyard

Taylor Lane Timber Frame Ltd has supplied a bespoke timber frame for a new-build extension to a four-star hotel in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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ECi Software Solutions continues global expansion with acquisition of Spruce Computer Systems Limited

ECi Software Solutions has acquired Spruce Computer Systems Limited, a reseller of ECi’s Spruce software for managing timber, hardware and building materials businesses in the United Kingdom.

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Mid-Sussex Timber celebrates 90 years of importing timber to the building trade and retail markets

Mid-Sussex Timber (MST), which has been supplying directly imported timber to the building trade and retail markets since opening its first branch in East Grinstead in 1929, celebrated its 90th year in business with an evening of racing at Lingfield Park Racecourse.

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David Rutley MP delivers speech on increasing forest cover during visit to EGGER UK’s Hexham site

EGGER (UK) Limited welcomed David Rutley, Minister for Food and Animal Welfare, and the UK Government’s Tree Champion, Sir William Worsley to its manufacturing site in Hexham, Northumberland.

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Survey by Södra Wood shows growing move towards timber in the UK

Almost two thirds (63%) of respondents said they believe timber is growing in popularity according to a recent industry survey conducted by Södra Wood.

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Maelor Forest Nurseries Holdings Ltd becomes part of the BSW Group

BSW Timber Limited has acquired Wrexham-based Maelor Forest Nurseries Holdings Ltd.

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Modified timber manufacturer LIGNIA aims for growth as it raises £5m of development funding

South Wales-based modified timber manufacturer LIGNIA Wood Company has revealed ambitious growth plans, having secured up to £5m development capital funding from its institutional investors.

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Tilhill Forestry wins award for Best New Commercial Woodland at Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards

Tilhill Forestry has won the James Jones Trophy for the Best New Commercial Woodland in the Quality Timber Award category at the 2019 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards.

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