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New European regulations on importing timber hold no fear for L&G Forest Products Ltd. We’ve been committed to ethical supply for years!

The new European Union Timber Regulations (EUTR), which come into force from March 2013, make it unlawful to market any illegally harvested timber or timber products. L&G Forest Products Ltd, part of Grafton Merchanting-GB, has followed a responsible approach to sourcing timber for several years already so the company welcomes the new regulations. Growing rapidly, with demand for timber products mushrooming, Grafton Merchanting-GB decided to take greater ownership of the supply chain and to directly source more of its wood products for improved traceability.

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TRADA reports on care of timber and wood-based products on building sites

‘Timber is one of the most common materials on a building site – but is often one of the least respected’. This is the conclusion argued by the Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA). In a recent article on the TRADA website, it was argued that poor storage and handling of wood on construction sites are some of the major causes of unnecessary damage.

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