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UK Softwood Conference 2019 - Meet the speakers We are excited to announce the speakers for the upcoming UK Softwood Conference 2019. This event is kindly sponsored by James Latham Plc and Wood Scanner. The conference will also be celebrating International Women's Day. BOOK YOUR...

TTF Partner Avensure has announced dates and venues of a wide set of HR seminars open to all TTF Members. The critical areas of discussion on the day will include: Directors responsibilities – getting it right first timeContracts of employment – how to get them to work for...

In 2018, Swedish Forest Agency decided on 304 new areas with habitat protection. The decisions included 1,864 hectares of productive forest land, which is 51 per cent more than in 2017. Swedish Forest Agency also signed 120 new nature conservation agreements for a total of 1,012 hectares of productive...

The increase of delivery prices in Sweden was larger in 2018 than it has been for several years, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Both sawlog and pulpwood prices increased in the whole country during 2018. Delivery purchase is a method which means that...

On 8-9 February, 60 UK students will gather in Sheffield for a charrette-style challenge to design healthy student accommodation predominantly from timber. The TRADA University Challenge brings 60 students from multiple disciplines and universities together at the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Building, separates them into ten...

Timber buyers can now visit a new webpage to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to producer countries. The EU FLEGT Facility created the page — www.timberbuyers.flegtlicence.org — to inform traders, specifiers, architects and retailers,...

The European Commission is inviting individuals and organisations with an interest in deforestation and forest degradation to respond to its public consultation here. The EU initiative - running  from 14 January to 25 February 2019 - is a response to the persistence of the issue of global...

The Montréal Wood Convention 2019 will take place on March 19-22 at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montréal, Canada. In early 2019, registrations are brisk and indicate a total participation in excess of 1,000 people, above the numbers seen in 2018. The 113 booths in the...