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22 May 2018

BSW announces €40m investment plans for Slovenian sawmill

BSW Timber, the UK’s leading integrated forestry and timber company, has announced its latest investment of €40m in Slovenia, constructing a new sawmill, CHP plant and pellet manufacturing facility which will see the creation of 170 new jobs. Representatives from BSW, including CEO Tony Hackney, are in Slovenia today, Tuesday 22nd...

SOCIAL

North Highland District Manager Julian Hollingdale and Head of Safety & Assurance Kirsty Adams went to PDG Aviation to discuss the different safe systems of work and equipment available for moving fencing material by helicopter. The team discussed load security, ground crew responsibilities and hook attachments (as seen below)...

NEWS

21 May 2018

Tilhill Forestry’s investment team expands

David Pelly MA MSc has joined Tilhill Forestry’s Investment and Property team. His appointment adds to the wealth of knowledge and resources Tilhill can provide to people wanting to invest in the forestry sector. David, who lives in South Queensferry, Scotland, has taken on the role of Investment Forester after joining...

NEWS

14 May 2018

John Ferguson, Tilhill Forestry's First Commercial Drone Pilot

We spoke to Tilhill Forestry Manager, John Ferguson (Wales & The Marches, Bala) about passing his test to become a commercial drone pilot. "I expect that drone use will become a norm in the not too distant future"   What led you to become a drone pilot and what are the benefits? We’ve been...

NEWS

14 May 2018

Tilhill Forestry Launches Mentorship Programme

Tilhill Forestry is launching its mentorship programme available for up and coming members of staff within the business. Managers across the business now have the chance to give back to the future of forestry and help in the development of new staff, using their experience to share their knowledge and skills...

NEWS

05 April 2018

Timber prices are strong – but have they peaked?

There has never been a better time to sell your standing or roadside timber. That is the message to forest owners with mature timber. Like gold, the value of timber is currently very high. In the last two years prices have nearly doubled – driven up by demand and shortages in...

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