Following the announcement that Masters is set to be sold, or closed down completely, fresh speculation is mounting regarding the potential buyers of Woolworths’ failed home improvement venture.

Get your skate on

Hurfords Wholesale has shown how distinctive timber choices and fittings can meet a unique client brief, in a project which saw the company deck out a local skate shop with...

National Construction Code proposal passes

Regarded as the most significant shake up to Australia’s timber industry in 30 years, the National Construction Code Board’s (NCCB) approval of a deemed-to-satisfy proposal will now make it easier...

JUST ANNOUNCED: Woolworths pulls the pin on Masters

Woolworths announced in a statement this morning that it has made the call regarding the hardware chain’s fate.

Could renovations be the next good news story?

While 2015 was the strongest year yet for new home building activity, the same cannot be said about Australia’s often overlooked renovations market.

The national peak body for the forest, wood, and paper products industry – the Australian Forest Products Association – has made a momentous leap forward for the South Australian timber industry in 2016 with the establishment of an association presence in the state for the first time.

The 2015-16 Australian summer period has been devastating for Victoria and Western Australia due to bushfires. Timber industry associations have issued reminders and tips for business owners to survive this dangerous period – while others are advocating for more effective prevention strategies.

Nicholas Camerer from Fremantle, Western Australia, is the winner of the inaugural Intergrain Urban Timber Project for 2015.

2016 HTH Group National Conference

2016 HTH Group National Conference

01 - 03 March 2016

The national conference is the largest gathering of key decision makers for HTH Group and a flagship trade and retail exhibition for the hardware and building supplies industry. Over three jam-packed days there is no limit to the deals you will generate, the information you will gather and the insights...

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