TTF Press Releases

New report on housing launched with the APPG for the timber industries

New report on housing launched with the APPG for the timber industries

Yesterday we had our first official meeting for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries. At this meeting we were able to elect officers, as well as launch…
TTF finds timber imports surge past one million m3 in June 2021

TTF finds timber imports surge past one million m3 in June 2021

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) latest statistics show the volume of imported timber experienced a further surge in June 2021, exceeding one million m3. At a total of 1.01 million…
Government extends deadline for recognition of CE marked products till 1 January 2023

Government extends deadline for recognition of CE marked products till 1 January 2023

The government has officially confirmed the extension of the deadline to end recognition of CE marked products by one year. This means CE marked goods – including timber construction products…
Growing wood knowledge will grow the market

Growing wood knowledge will grow the market

The problems of the 21st century are deeply interconnected, particularly when it comes to building for climate change. Key to achieving net zero in our built environment will be people. The challenge…
Furloughed employees in construction one of many puzzles in our disrupted market

Furloughed employees in construction one of many puzzles in our disrupted market

We had the pleasure this week of attending the Construction Product Association’s (CPA) webinar discussing their Summer Forecast (available for members here). As always, Noble Francis provided some really interesting insight into…
CPA predicting double digit growth in construction

CPA predicting double digit growth in construction

The Construction Products Association (CPA) is forecasting construction output to grow by 14% during 2021, in a tick of confidence for our industry. In line with their previous forecasts, UK…
Timber supply tension will ease given time, say major associations

Timber supply tension will ease given time, say major associations

Today we issued a joint market statement from the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) and Swedish Wood, pointing to a likely easing of supply tension in the timber market as the pandemic…
Answering the BIG questions – Lumber futures, UKCA, and life itself

Answering the BIG questions – Lumber futures, UKCA, and life itself

Two big questions which have been top of mind for the UK timber supply chain are; (a) when will tension between supply and demand ease in the UK, and (b)…
Eight entrants to sustainable design challenge shortlisted for live judging event

Eight entrants to sustainable design challenge shortlisted for live judging event

Eight entries to the Riverside Sunderland University Design Challenge (#RSUDC21) have been shortlisted for a live judging event on Wednesday 30 June 2021. All interdisciplinary entrants, including those shortlisted by…
Student entries stun organisers of sustainable design challenge

Student entries stun organisers of sustainable design challenge

Built environment students have stunned organisers of the Riverside Sunderland University Design Challenge (#RSUDC21) with 16 entries from multidisciplinary teams showcasing low-carbon homes and a neighbourhood of the future. Sunderland…
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