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What a change 12 months have made in the UK timber market. In June of 2018 demand was high, prices were rising and records were broken. This continued throughout 2018. However, summer 2019 has brought a very different market with prices having reduced significantly in the last six months.
EGGER had a marquee on the main arena at the 2019 Northumberland County Show to celebrate 35 years of the Hexham plant and 100 years of forestry.
EGGER was pleased to be the main sponsor of this year’s Royal Scottish Forestry Society (RSFS) Annual Tour to Argyll.
Sir William Worsley, DEFRA appointed Tree Champion, recently visited the new Mirkpot Wood near Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Accompanied by Robert Smedley, woodland owner, and David Robson, EGGER forest manager, Sir William planted a tree to mark the completion of the work to create a new 40-hectare productive woodland.
Watch how EGGER Forestry’s expertise is helping clients harvest timber on challenging terrain and disover the benefits of a well-planned thinning operation.
Harvesting operations on steep terrain requires extensive planning, robust machinery and experienced operators. Discover how EGGER Forestry’s expertise in this area benefits its clients.
EGGER is actively committed to investing in its people through a wide range of training programmes. Find out how one Forestry student has benefitted.
EGGER Forestry has secured approval and grant aid for a 40-hectare woodland creation scheme in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
This year saw the Royal Forestry Society and the Royal Scottish Forestry Society hold their 2018 international study tour in Austria and Bavaria.
The need to plant more trees has been highlighted by many organisations and individuals.
A Superwood event is to be held on 14th Dec at Northumbria University with the aim of bringing together member of the whole supply chain.
EGGER Forestry and members of the University of Cumbria met at the EGGER Hexham plant on June 15th to present the first prize certificate and cash prize to student Tom Harvey, winner of this year’s Best Final Year Forest Management Plan.
Woodland values are on the rise. Simon Hart, General Manager for EGGER Forest Management provides a deeper analysis of what exactly has caused this price spike.
Find out what’s in store for the timber market over the coming months… Hint – it’s looking good!
EGGER presents new report to Minister for the Northern Powerhouse that says the forestry and wood processing industry must be at the heart of a deal.
EGGER Forestry’s John Paterson and Mike Yerbury took the opportunity to explore Brazil earlier this year in order to fully appreciate the scale of the forest industry within south America.
On Monday 4th June, EGGER Forestry headed to the Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness College UHI, to present the first prize certificate to student Callum Wilson, winner of this year’s Best Final Year Forest Management Plan.