Why we need to chop down trees to save the world from climate breakdown

Why we need to chop down trees to save the world from climate breakdown
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A new book, Timber! How wood can help save the world from climate breakdown is set to cause controversy in the conservative world of construction and in the more traditionally-minded elements of the environmental movement. Timber! will be published on Thursday 27 June 2024.  Book synopsis The ‘Forest Pump’ –...
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Find your next timber partner
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TDUK's latest member benefit makes it easier than ever for you to find the right timber company to do business with – from right across the supply chain. Here's how you can access our exclusive member directory. Our new Business Directory – Find Your Timber Partner – will become the...
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Everything you need to know about timber
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Timber Development UK is working tirelessly to introduce new timber resources for merchants, builders and everyone involved in the timber supply chain. CEO David Hopkins explores the latest additions. At TDUK we believe that providing merchants and their customers with access to valuable information about building with timber is fundamental...
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Travis Perkins joins TDUK and celebrates major timber milestone
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Travis Perkins, the largest builders’ merchants in the UK with a network of over 500 branches, is celebrating its 20th consecutive year of certification of the timber chain of custody. It has also recently joined Timber Development UK (TDUK).  As one of the biggest providers of timber for building and...
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TDUK partners with Carrefour du Bois – Europe’s largest timber trade show
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Timber Development UK is partnering with Carrefour International du Bois, the largest timber trade show in Europe, to offer VIP networking opportunities. Under the terms of the partnership TDUK will be offering limited-edition VIP Tickets (free for TDUK members) to the conference, taking place from 28-30 May 2024 in Nantes,...
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NTS appoints Richard Jarvis as Commercial and Operations Director
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National Timber Systems, the engineered wood products division of National Timber Group, has appointed Richard Jarvis to the newly created role of NTS Commercial and Operations Director. Richard joined the division in 2019 as operations director with 30 years’ experience in the timber industry across manufacturing, sales, design and management....
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Join NETTA’s Annual Dinner next month
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The North East Timber Trade Association (NETTA) is holding its 2024 Annual Dinner on Wednesday 15 May. The evening, which is being held at the Crowne Plaza Stephenson Quarter in Newcastle, is an opportunity for NETTA members within the region to network and discuss topical issues, during a relaxed evening....
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Please remember to stay safe online
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We are aware that some members are being targeted by a phishing scam. This scam uses a spoof email domain, ‘@timberdevelopments.uk’, (note the extra 's' that will not appear in any of our genuine communications) which aims to misrepresent itself as from our chief executive David Hopkins. Please be aware...
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Wyckham Blackwell and The Keystone Group acquire Truss Solutions
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Wyckham Blackwell and The Keystone Group have announced their joint acquisition of Truss Solutions Ltd on 2 January, 2024. Truss Solutions, based in Indian Queens, Newquay, will become part of Crendon Timber Engineering, making it the 13th branch in the UK. The acquisition will see Truss Solutions benefit from significant...
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Are your treatment plants and those of your suppliers independently audited?
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TDUK is very pleased to announce that the final stages of the preservative treatment action plan are being implemented over the next few months. At the National Softwood Division meeting in early September, committee members received confirmation from the Governing Board that the final timetable for members to implement the...
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