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British sawmill industry flourishes like never before

Published on : Friday, January 14, 2022

One of the lumber industry leaders, binderholz Group recently completed the acquisition of the largest British sawmill group, making it Europe’s largest company in the sawmill and solid wood processing industry.

Confor receives £2 million funding pot

Published on : Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Confor has welcomed a new £2 million funding pot from Scottish Forestry to help tree nurseries, small forestry businesses and farmers play their part in creating more woodland across Scotland. For the first time, through a new agreement with the …

Steven Brockie is the new Area Sales Manager of Weinig

Published on : Thursday, January 16, 2020

Team Weinig happily welcomes and introduces Steven Brockie as the new Weinig and Holz-Her Area Sales Manager. Brockie is expected to cover Scotland and the Lake District area and take control of the business. With a history of technological innovations …

Confor greets weevil control project

Published on : Thursday, August 16, 2018

Fergus Ewing, Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, has launched a new project to tackle the most serious problem for newly-planted young trees in Scotland, the large pine weevil or Hylobious abietis.   Confor’s Technical Director Andrew Heald said: “Weevils …

Confor organizes forestry and timber conference

Published on : Monday, July 10, 2017

The opportunity for Scottish forestry to provide more low-carbon housing is the central theme for the latest in Confor’s popular policy conferences in Scotland.   Forestry in Scotland: From Trees to Timber Homes will include a range of businesses, industry …

Confor supports additional $5 million funding for 2017 STTF

Published on : Monday, February 27, 2017

Confor has welcomed an additional £5 million in funding for timber transport in Scotland as “fantastic news” for the sector and for rural communities.   The Scottish Government has announced the extra money for the 2017 Strategic Timber Transport Fund …

Confor to afford intense leadership in forestry sector after Brexit

Published on : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Confor will build on its pre-referendum discussion paper, released in April, which looked at the key areas where the forestry and timber sector could be affected by a decision to vote Leave. It will engage industry experts to report on …

Confor is arranging a Major Forestry Conference

Published on : Saturday, January 9, 2016

CONFOR is organising a major conference to highlight the huge contribution of forestry in Scotland ahead of May’s Holyrood elections.   “The very positive figures in the report came as no surprise to those of us in the industry, but …

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards are now open for entries

Published on : Friday, December 11, 2015

Angela Douglas – Executive Director of Scotland’s Finest Wood Awards is delighted to announce the registration is open for Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards. See all the details in their official website. This is one of the greatest awards in wood …


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