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Trussed rafter manufacturers and timber engineering firms learn to tackle fear in face of challenges at Trussed Rafter Association AGM and conference

In the face of Brexit and other challenges this year, leading trussed rafter manufacturers and timber engineering firms learned to tackle fear like a Commando, at a high-energy AGM and conference for the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA).

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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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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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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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Timber industry could face £1bn Brexit bill if UK leaves EU Customs Union TimberTrade Federation warns

The timber industry could face a £1 billion Brexit bill if the UK leaves the EU Customs Union, the TimberTrade Federation (TTF) has warned.

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Confederation of Timber Industries welcomes Environment Minister’s pledge to ensure European environmental law continues to apply after Brexit

The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has welcomed a pledge from the Environment Minister to ensure that European environmental law continues to apply to the UK after Brexit.

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BWF survey shows growth in product improvement and customer research despite rising raw material costs and slowing sales growth

Investment in product improvement and customer research is growing despite rising raw material costs and slowing sales growth according to the British Woodworking Federation’s Joinery State of Trade Survey for Q4 2017.

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Timber Trade Federation review shows rise in UK consumption of timber and panel products despite uncertainty over Brexit

UK consumption of timber and panel products is on the rise despite uncertainty over Brexit according to the latest statistical review from the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).

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BUILDING A HOMEGROWN WORKFORCE

A panel of world-famous architects recently warned that Britain could miss out on a renaissance in timber construction because of a lack of investment in building methods and skilled workers. With Brexit likely to further exacerbate the skills shortage how can the sector build a strong homegrown workforce for the future?

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Concerns over skills, raw materials and Brexit foster long-term uncertainty in joinery industry despite sound medium-term prospects says BWF survey

Growing concerns over skills, raw materials and the implications of Brexit are fostering long-term uncertainty in the joinery industry, despite the medium-term prospects remaining sound, according to the BWF's Joinery State of Trade Survey for the third quarter of 2017.

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