Wood

TDUK Trade Note: HMRC timber import statistics and Coniferous Plywood data
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Timber Development UK uses the latest timber import data, published by HM Revenue & Customs, to collate and release monthly updates on timber imports to the UK. According to HMRC statistics, softwood plywood imports experienced a 23.8% fall compared with January-February 2023. However, TDUK is concerned these figures are not...
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TDUK Trade Note: Are you trading in CE/UKCA Marked Wood Products?
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The intention is that the National Regulator for Construction Products (NRCP) will become fully operational once the Building Safety Bill and subsequent secondary legislation have been approved by Parliament. This new legislation would give the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) all the necessary legal powers to carry out...
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Waiver Codes
TDUK Trade Note: Customs Declaration Service Waiver Codes
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Members should work with their nominated customs agents to ensure that the codes given are used on all customs declarations made after 31 January 2024.
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Timber takes centre stage in House of Commons
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The APPG for the Timber Industries hosted its annual autumn parliamentary luncheon in the House of Commons on 22 November. Just hours before the Westminster Hall Roof and Lantern was crowned the winner in the Restoration and Reuse category at this year’s Wood Awards, industry figures and MPs had passed...
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CITB to carry out occupational review in the wood, carpentry and joinery sectors
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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is about to undertake an occupational review on behalf of the wood occupations, and carpentry and Joinery sector. The review will include the development of Training Pathways and Competence Frameworks, as well as the review of 30 National Occupational Standards (NOS). As the standards...
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TDUK Trade Note: Are your treatment plants and those of your suppliers independently audited?
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The original implementation date of June 2022 as set out in the Code of Conduct had been postponed to allow members, the NSD committee and WPA members to work together in addressing the technical challenges posed.
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