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Arnold Laver acquires assets of Cotswold Manufacturing

Leading timber specialist, Arnold Laver, has significantly strengthened its doorset manufacturing capabilities, following the acquisition of the assets of Cotswold Manufacturing.

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James Donaldson Group acquires Rowan Manufacturing and Smith & Frater

James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS), has announced the acquisition of Rowan Manufacturing Ltd (RML) and Smith & Frater Ltd (S&F) from the shareholders of the Rowan Group.

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Timber buildings can become a global CO2 sink says new study

A material revolution replacing cement and steel in urban construction with wood can have double benefits for climate stabilisation, according to a new study.

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James Latham acquires market leading specialist timber and cladding processor Dresser Mouldings

James Latham has acquired the market leading specialist timber and cladding processor, Dresser Mouldings.

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James Latham factory welcomes namesake youngster for tour with family

When six-year-old James Latham kept spotting his name in giant letters on the side of lorries and buildings during family trips, he was understandably dumbfounded and asked his Mum and Dad why.

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Bidwells Summer 2019 Timber Price Database shows prices stable at high level

Timber prices have remained stable at the comparatively high levels which have been experienced  since late 2017, according to the latest report from Bidwells.

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ECi Software Solutions continues global expansion with acquisition of Spruce Computer Systems Limited

ECi Software Solutions has acquired Spruce Computer Systems Limited, a reseller of ECi’s Spruce software for managing timber, hardware and building materials businesses in the United Kingdom.

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Mid-Sussex Timber celebrates 90 years of importing timber to the building trade and retail markets

Mid-Sussex Timber (MST), which has been supplying directly imported timber to the building trade and retail markets since opening its first branch in East Grinstead in 1929, celebrated its 90th year in business with an evening of racing at Lingfield Park Racecourse.

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Survey by Södra Wood shows growing move towards timber in the UK

Almost two thirds (63%) of respondents said they believe timber is growing in popularity according to a recent industry survey conducted by Södra Wood.

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Savills Spotlight shows UK forestry plc is in rude health, with hungry sawmills and processors keen for product

UK forestry plc is in rude health, with hungry sawmills and processors keen for product according to Savills Spotlight on UK forestry, and as a result softwood timber prices are rising, nearly 30% in 2017 and just under 50% over 2018. 

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