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Kebony and Brunel University London launch design competition for students

Kebony, a leader in the production of sustainable modified woods, has launched a competition with Brunel University London, which will give 140 students the opportunity to work with Kebony wood to create a design object.

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Annual UK Softwood Conference to support International Women’s Day

The annual UK Softwood Conference will be supporting International Women’s Day this year and a record number of women have registered to attend the event. Organised by the Timber Trade Federation, it brings together hundreds of leading suppliers, importers and traders to present and discuss updates on the softwood market. This year, as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations, ...

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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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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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