Author: elena chapman

We're excited to announce that we are now taking bookings for our African Hardwood Trade Conference on Thursday 31st October at The Building Centre, London. Africa, particularly West Africa and the Congo Basin region, has been a supplier of quality hardwoods to the UK and Europe...

Pasquill, one of the largest manufacturer and supplier of Roof Trusses in the UK, is highlighting the opportunities available to women in the industry and demonstrating the growth potential for those looking to succeed in a career in timber. To put a spotlight on the achievements gained by the...

(Left to right) Ian Millard, Helen Hewitt, Roy Wakeman, David Hopkins, Martin Whitfield, Anthony Thistleton, Vincent Stops The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries has launched an inquiry into how timber can help solve the housing crisis. The House of Commons Library has estimated that...

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) and Defra have responded to a story on the Yahoo news platform about the possible impacts of a no-deal Brexit on the food and drink industry. The story, entitled: ‘How no-deal Brexit crate shortages could cripple UK food and...

The next NPPD Committee Meeting is taking place at IOM3, London on Wednesday 4th September. All committee members must register their attendance below or note their apologies to Ellie Chapman. The agenda will be sent out nearer the time.     ...

John Lewis & Partners launches Dovetail, a brand new collection made from American Red Oak, designed by Sussex-based Marque Furniture.    It takes just 0.57 seconds to grow 1 m³ of American Red Oak, equivalent to four dining tables every minute. In fact, the Red Oak...

Initial courses and content now available online for TTF members The first segment of our online academy programme, comprising CPD modules, videos and bite-sized courses in essential skills, was launched at the TTF Annual General Meeting in London on 26th June 2019.  Two cohorts of students...

TTF Member, UPM Plywood, has published Environmental Product Declarations for their WISA products, in compliance with the standardised EPD model. These third-party-verified and internationally comparable Environmental Product Declarations help building contractors and designers better understand the environmental impact of construction products and materials. An Environmental Product...

British Forests THE FORESTRY COMMISSION 1919-2019 Forward by Jon Snow Edited by Ian Gambles Publication Date: 29 August 2019 Price: £25 Founded in 1919 to deal with the chronic timber shortage after the First World War, the Forestry Commission has developed from a government department focused on production into a...