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WTTA talks timber to Welsh students

The Western Timber Trade Association organised an event for students and lecturers to bring their knowledge up to date, as part of the Timber Trade Federation’s new regional and educational engagement strategy The TTF’s regional engagement and education manager, Tabitha Binding, the Western Timber Trade Association, and the Neath Port …

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TTF Launches Online Academy at Federation’s AGM

The first segment of the Timber Trade Federation’s online Academy programme, comprising CPD modules, videos and bite-sized courses in essential skills, was launched at the Federation’s Annual General Meeting in London on 26th June 2019.  Two cohorts of students on TTF’s Institute of Sales Management-accredited courses are already using the …

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Lack of flame-retardant treatment for timber was inappropriate, industry agrees

Following the serious fire at the Samuel Garside House development in Barking at the weekend, leading timber industry associations, the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Wood Protection Association (WPA), are clear that the failure to specify an industrial fire retardant pre-treatment for the timber balconies and cladding across the front …

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TTF launches affordable training portfolio

Accessible, affordable training across a range of timber-related job roles is being rolled out by the Timber Trade Federation starting with three cohorts of delegates on its timber sales management courses, the first of which starts its journey towards a professional sales qualification on 24th April. “The key to embedding …

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TTF starts New Year with New Members and New Format

A new action-focused structure and new Timber Trade Federation members mark the start of a significant year for the UK’s timber trading sector with Brexit just two months away. Two new Federations – the American Hardwood Export Council and the Institute of Carpenters – have joined the Timber Trade Federation, alongside …

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Timber out and Concrete in?

Cost and supply issues in the timber industry are turning the tide in favour of concrete fencing products, according to Supreme Concrete’s Sales Director Tim Wright. The leading manufacturer of high performance precast and prestressed concrete, part of Ibstock plc, says that with timber prices continuing to increase and the …

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