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Kebony appoints new CEO following year sustained investment in its international expansion

Norman Willemsen has been appointed as chief executive officer of Kebony, a global leader in the production of sustainable modified woods.

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Investment forester Sam Booth joins Tilhill Forestry investment and property team

Investment forester Sam Booth has joined the investment and property team at Tilhill Forestry, based in its Central Scotland office in Dunblane.

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Robert Gordon University researches robotic timber construction methods

Researchers from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment are conducting a research project into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for house-buyers.

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Peter Latham announced as non-executive commissioner to Forestry Commission England

DEFRA has announced the appointment of Peter Latham as one of three new non-executive commissioners to Forestry Commission England.

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SR Timber boss sets out impact of Brexit on importing to Nicky Morgan MP

SR Timber trading director Shaun Revill joined business leaders to tell Conservative MP Nicky Morgan about the stark realities that businesses are facing as the uncertainty around Brexit continues.

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James Donaldson Group appoints Diageo director Pamela Scott to its board of directors

Leading timber firm, James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Pamela Scott, currently global operational excellence director at Diageo, to its board of directors.

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Management buyout of Snows Timber completed

Snows Timber, previously part of The Bradfords Group, has announced the completion of a management buyout, led by managing director, Ian Church.

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Further £4m available for native woodland planting and restoration schemes from HS2 Woodland Fund

The HS2 Woodland Fund has reopened with grant funding available to support native woodland planting and restoration schemes within a ‘green corridor’ alongside the course of the HS2 railway in England. The HS2 Woodland Fund initially opened on a ‘first come, first served’ basis in February 2018, with a budget of £1 million. There has now been a recent announcement ...

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Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry visits Egger wood-based materials manufacturing site in Hexham

Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry visited Egger (UK) Limited’s wood-based materials manufacturing site at Hexham in Northumberland.

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Para-ecologists celebrated on UN International Day of Forests

Today (Thursday 21 March) marks UN International Day of Forests which aims to celebrate the individuals working to protect the planet’s trees.

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