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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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James Donaldson Group appoints Diageo director Pamela Scott to its board of directors

Leading timber firm, James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Pamela Scott, currently global operational excellence director at Diageo, to its board of directors.

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Buoyant trade

As demand for timber and timber products grows, there has been a continuing increase in the volume of material being imported into the UK, creating a booming trade for our ports.

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Raising a glass to glulam

Up to 400 people specialising in more than 20 different trades were involved in building the new £140 million Macallan distillery, for Edrington, the international premium spirits company.

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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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Södra launches new digital hub for UK timber customers

Södra, the UK’s market-leading supply partners of structural timber and engineered wood products, has launched a new website for its UK timber customers.

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PEFC UK offering construction CPD at The Surface Design Show

PEFC UK is inviting visitors to The Surface Design Show 2019 to join a Responsible Timber Sourcing seminar. The fully accredited CPD is open to architects, specifiers and contractors and certificates of attendance will be awarded.

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Students invited to enter TRADA University Challenge 2019 to design student accommodation predominantly from timber  

Students from the disciplines of engineering, architecture, architectural technology, quantity surveying and landscape architecture are being invited to enter the TRADA University Challenge 2019.

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Wood for Good’s first WoodFest to champion timber in the North East

The first in a series of regional WoodFests is to be held in Newcastle in December with an exciting line-up of events organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good. WoodFest Newcastle will bring together architects, engineers, placemakers, planners, developers, contractors, politicians and local businesses specialising in timber to promote the innovative and striking ways that wood can ...

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Timber technology focus for PEFC UK stakeholder meeting

The theme for this year’s PEFC UK stakeholder meeting, which will be held on 16th October in London, will be innovation and technology in the forest products sector.

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