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  • SFTT North East Summer Meeting


  • UK Woodfuel Suppliers Group

  • Scottish Forest and Timber Technologies North East Regional Meeting

    The next SFTT North East Group (formally known as North East Forest Industries Cluster – NEFIC) is due to take place on 29th March 2011 and will focus

  • Introduction to Controlled Burning

    The Northumberland Fire Group is please to announce an information event introducing the use of controlled burning as a managment tool.

    This training event is aimed at providing farmers and other land managers with the basic information surrounding controlled burning as a management measure, and will cover the following:

  • Wood in Construction

    With the lowest embodied energy and best thermal insulation of any mainstream construction materials, plus impeccable carbon credentials and significant cost savings to boot, it’s no wonder wood is the material of choice when it comes to designing and building sustainable and beautiful homes, offices, schools – in fact whatever you want to build.
    This free event has been designed to provide a professional audience with the most up to date technical information on designing and building with wood as well as plenty of inspiration.

  • Basic Wildfire Fighting

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  • Local to Global Woodland and Forestry Investment Seminar

    Forestry is an interesting diversification investment for those looking for an environmentally sound home for their money. Making Woods Work, the woodland economy development project being run by Rural Development Initiatives for the National Forest Company, has organised a ‘Local to Global Woodland Investment Seminar’ for those in the financial advisory or land management sectors.

  • Basic Wildfire Fighting Course

    Basic Wildfire Fighting
    Aim: To provide the trainee with an introduction to fire behaviour and suppression
    techniques and strategies.

  • Woodfuel Quality Standards

    This one-day introductory level training course will equip you with the knowledge of wood fuel quality and standards that you need, delivered by leading experts.
    You will learn how to: make sure your organisation’s biomass project runs smoothly from the start; understand the range of standards for wood fuels; appreciate the different properties of wood fuel; specify wood chip and pellet fuel; assess which type of wood is appropriate for your combustion system; recognise the importance of quality assurance and labelling.

  • Managing Woodlands For Woodfuel