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UK Construction Week

It is still possible to register for free entry to the UK Construction Week. The event will take place on 6-11th October 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham, aiming to connect face to face thousands of suppliers and contractors. 

More than 1,000 exhibitors will be joined by an estimated 55,000+ building and construction industry contractors and professionals who may choose from a mix of seminars, demonstrations, debates and discussions. Find more information and book your ticket here.

AHEC to hold seminar in Hanoi in June 2015

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced a seminar to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 22 June 2015. 

There will be five supporting organisations including Vietnam Association of Architects(VAA), Vietnam Timber and Forest Products Industry Association (VTiForest), HAWA, Vietnam Design Association(VDA) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). 

Architects, designers, contractors, furniture producers and forestry experts are expected to join the seminar.

John Chan, AHEC Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Greater China, said: “One of the reasons that we hold our seminar in Hanoi is because sustainable US hardwoods are getting more popular in Vietnam in the past 10 years”.

Find out more on AHEC website.

Press Release - Confederation of Timber Industries successfully launched

Confederation of Timber Industries successfully launched

The new and inclusive Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) launched to an enthusiastic audience at the Building Centre in London on 10 June.

The Industry has waited a long time to find a stronger representative voice to act as an umbrella organisation, representing the Timber supply chain from Forest to end of life recycling and energy recovery.

Dr Peter Bonfield CEO of BRE, launched CTI by saying: “This Industry has needed a stronger joined up voice for a very long time. This is a great moment for the Timber Industries to demonstrate their combined strength and showcase the Industry. The Industry needs to move to the top of the agenda with specifiers, designers and constructors and becomes a first choice construction product. This is an historic day, which we should all embrace to make CTI the success we all need it to be”.

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CTI launch event, london

On 10 June 2015 the long awaited Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) was launched at the Building Centre, in London.

Read the press release.

Confederation of Timber Industries Launches!

The new and inclusive Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) launched to an enthusiastic audience at the Building Centre in London on 10 June.

The Industry has waited a long time to find a stronger representative voice to act as an umbrella organisation, representing the whole Timber supply chain from Forest to end of life, recycling and research.

"It will be a long journey but I am ready for this challenge", said Dirk Vennix, new CTI chief executive. "I will work hard to make wood a first choice product and expand our market", he added.

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