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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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Funding for collaborative innovation project which aims to tackle housing crisis using industrialised offsite solution

A collaborative innovation project, aimed at helping to tackle the UK housing crisis by using industrialised offsite solutions to deliver high-quality homes faster, more reliably and at the same cost of masonry-built homes, has been awarded funding under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, administered by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.

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Software development specialist Ten-25 appoints new business development manager

Software development specialist Ten-25, which has been developing business software for timber and builders’ merchants since 1981, has appointed Bal Gill as business development manager.

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Low growth for 2019 forecast at Timber Trade Federation’s UK Softwood Conference

Over 200 international softwood producers, traders and their customers from across the supply chain gathered in London for the Timber Trade Federation’s annual UK Softwood Conference earlier this month.

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LIGNIA Wood Company branches out into Europe and Asia with Global Timber

Modified timber business LIGNIA Wood Company has announced a new distribution partnership with Global Timber covering much of Europe and South East Asia.

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Wood Awards 2019 launches call for entries

The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has launched its call for entries for the 2019 awards.

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Södra officially launches Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd

Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market.

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Futurebuild partners with BEIS and Innovate UK to host Innovation Zone

Futurebuild has been announced as an official UK Government Innovation Partner and will host ‘The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Innovation Zone’.

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