I know, it’s an old joke but the inference could be nearer than we think. I was at the first Timber Trade Federation conference on European Oak in April held in co-operation with the European Organisation of the Sawmill
As part of the construction industry, the timber trade is one of the oldest parts of it. But are we making the most of the timber we use? Could we be more aware? Could we reduce the wastage and
Sustainable? One of the Oxford English dictionary definitions of ‘Sustainable’ is ‘Able to be maintained at a certain rate or level’. But what does that mean in the timber industry? Timber is a sustainable product, we all know that.
We hope that you all had a great time celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. I think we can all agree that the river pagent on the Thames was spectacular. Without doubt the Barge carrying The Queen and