BSW promotes wellness in nature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

BSW promotes wellness in nature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

BSW Timber, the UK’s largest sawmilling business, showcased its new IRO range at last month’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show by helping to promote wellness in nature as timber partners and sponsors of a collaborative installation called LAND.

6 Jun 2019

It's All In The Water!

It's All In The Water!

A team of Tilhill Forestry's in-house ecologists have been checking BSW Carlisle for the presence of some rather slippery neighbours.

29 May 2019

Freshmen flock to Dalbeattie

Freshmen flock to Dalbeattie

BSW Timber Dalbeattie has welcomed some international visitors this week.
Students and tutors from Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri visited the Dalbeattie site on Wednesday.

24 May 2019

BSW Southampton Lands BM TRADA Certificate

BSW Southampton Lands BM TRADA Certificate

BSW Timber Southampton has recently been awarded a much-coveted BM Trada certificate.

16 May 2019

BSW Fort William Backs Kids’ Kits

BSW Fort William Backs Kids’ Kits

BSW Timber is now the proud sponsor of the U14 Kilmallie Shinty team.

16 May 2019

BSW supports Veterans Growth

BSW supports Veterans Growth

BSW Timber has donated 25 sawn sleepers to veteran’s charity Veterans Growth.

10 May 2019

BSW Provides Primary School With New Pond Platform

BSW Provides Primary School With New Pond Platform

Primary School Pupils in Badenoch can participate in playtime pond-watching again thanks in part to the efforts of BSW Timber’s Boat of Garten mill.

9 May 2019

Get to know... Katie Martin, Apprentice Saw Doctor

Get to know... Katie Martin, Apprentice Saw Doctor

Katie has been an apprentice with BSW for 18 months and is one of only three female saw doctors in Europe. We heard how she got the job, what it entails and what life’s like as one of Europe’s elite.

21 Mar 2019

BSW heads back to school for bandstand opening

BSW heads back to school for bandstand opening

BSW Timber has donated the materials to build a new playground Gazebo for Earlston Primary School.

21 Mar 2019

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

BSW apprentices showcase skills with school pergola build

Apprentices from BSW Timber’s Fort William sawmill have been involved in the construction of a pergola project.

13 Mar 2019

MSP supports BSW apprentice scheme at Dalbeattie

MSP supports BSW apprentice scheme at Dalbeattie

Finlay Carson MSP visited BSW Timber’s Dalbeattie based sawmill on Friday 8th March as part of the National Apprentice Week campaign.

12 Mar 2019

Harvard students visit Boat of Garten sawmill

Harvard students visit Boat of Garten sawmill

A group of students from one of America’s most prestigious colleges have visited BSW’s Boat of Garten mill.

25 Feb 2019

BSW scheme helped ex-offenders back into employment

BSW scheme helped ex-offenders back into employment

BSW Timber has partnered with Roderick James Architects (RJA) to complete a remarkable building project which saw ex-offenders put to work.

5 Feb 2019

BSW helps transport Christmas tree from Latvia to FCO’s Lancaster House

BSW helps transport Christmas tree from Latvia to FCO’s Lancaster House

UK-LV relations were brought to the forefront of this year’s Christmas celebrations at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Lancaster House, where a 13ft spruce tree was installed after being transported over 1,500 miles from Valka, Latvia.

9 Jan 2019

BSW attends Slovenian wood industry event

BSW attends Slovenian wood industry event

O povezovanju akterjev gozdno lesne verige v Sloveniji

A Challenges in Wood Industry event at the Slovenian national fair, Ambient, recently hosted a panel discussion on the development of the wood processing sector.

V okviru dogodka Izzivi v lesarstvu 2018 je potekala okrogla miza Razvoj primarne industrije – področje žagarstva - v Sloveniji.

16 Nov 2018

Slovenian sawmill investment on track

Slovenian sawmill investment on track

Intervju z Alexom Brownliejem, BSW Timber: Gradnja žage na Gomilskem teče v okviru časovnice

In an interview for the STA Slovenian Press Agency, Alex Brownlie, Chairman of the BSW SI Board of Directors, spoke about the progress of the investment into a Slovenian wood processing centre. BSW Timber expects to have all permits for the construction of a €41m facility in Gomilsko in the coming months and to launch production in 2020 as scheduled.

Izvršni direktor za komercialo v BSW Timber Alex Brownlie je v pogovoru z Martino Gojšek za STA zatrdil, da ostajajo pri prvotni časovnici in da se postopek gradnje ne zamika. Potrebna dovoljenja za gradnjo pričakuje v naslednjih mesecih.

9 Oct 2018

BSW confident of creating STEM opportunities in Slovenia

BSW confident of creating STEM opportunities in Slovenia

Inženirski kadri so vrednota v vseh valutah

BSW was approached by the the Let's Be Engineers! initiative to discuss the company´s  promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to young people. In the interview for IRT3000 magazine, Alex Brownlie, Chairman of the BSW.SI Board of Directors, explained that the company wants to bring new people with fresh ideas into the sector.

Z vstopom na slovenski trg je podjetju BSW.SI, pristopila iniciativa Inženirke in inženirji bomo!, ki skrbi za promocijo znanosti, tehnologije in tehnike podjetij ter mladim predstavlja karierne priložnosti in spodbuja nadgrajevanje inženirskega znanja s poslovnim.

9 Oct 2018

BSW SI sponsors popular chainsaw competition

BSW SI sponsors popular chainsaw competition

BSW SI podporniki priljubljenega tekmovanja z motornimi žagami

BSW recently sponsored a chainsaw competition in Cirkovce which brought together forest owners from the Saša region and the surrounding area.

BSW je nedavno sponzoriral tekmovanje z motornimi žagami v Cirkovcih, ki je združilo lastnike gozdov iz Šaleške doline in okolice.

9 Oct 2018

BSW acquires Alvic Plastics Limited

BSW acquires Alvic Plastics Limited

BSW Group, the UK’s leading integrated forestry and timber company, has acquired Alvic Plastics Limited into its company group following a long-standing relationship with the organisation.

17 Aug 2018

International Youth Day: BSW's graduate and apprenticeship opportunities

International Youth Day: BSW's graduate and apprenticeship opportunities

12th August marks International Youth Day, a global awareness day initiated by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change.

11 Aug 2018

BSW infrastructure agreement signed

BSW infrastructure agreement signed

On 26th July 2018, the agreement between the Municipality of Braslovce and Ministry of Infrastructure of Slovenia was signed. It lays foundations for the direct road connection to the BSW SI Gomilsko production facilities in the Municipality of Braslovce.

30 Jul 2018

10 questions with... Tony Lockey

10 questions with... Tony Lockey

Although based in Carlisle, Tony Lockey spends most of his time in various BSW mills helping to manage the learning and developing needs of the business. Tony is the Group Learning and Development Manager responsible for the training requirements of BSW's 1,300 employees.

19 Jun 2018

BSW announces €40m investment plans for Slovenian sawmill

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.

22 May 2018

What is the International Day of Forests?

What is the International Day of Forests?

Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain and protect us.

21 Mar 2018

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

BSW promotes STEM opportunties at Inverness College career day

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, BSW recently attended Inverness College for a career day aimed at promoting the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industries and apprentice opportunities across the company.

16 Mar 2018

BSW establishes environmental performance for its construction timber

BSW establishes environmental performance for its construction timber

BSW Timber recently participated in the Wood for Good initiative to establish an environmental product declaration (EPD) for its kiln dried construction timber.

5 Oct 2017

BSW and Tilhill announce vertical integration of timber supply chain

BSW and Tilhill announce vertical integration of timber supply chain

George McRobbie, Managing Director of Tilhill Forestry, has today announced the final stage of Tilhill Forestry’s integration into the BSW Group. The last stage involves combining the BSW Sawmi...

1 Sep 2017

BSW unveils garden fence panel range

BSW unveils garden fence panel range

BSW Timber has just unveiled a brand new range of garden fence panels that has been introduced to complement its existing fencing components.

13 Jul 2017

BSW taps in to domestic acoustic fence panel market

BSW taps in to domestic acoustic fence panel market

BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest fully-integrated forestry company, has just unveiled a brand new domestic acoustic fence panel system.

24 May 2017

Inverness student wins Tilhill award

Inverness student wins Tilhill award

An Inverness College student won a Tilhill Forestry Award last month for his report on woodland creation.

15 Dec 2016

Garden Room Project Brings Out the Best of BSW Timber

Garden Room Project Brings Out the Best of BSW Timber

‘Leaf Room’ at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Provides Spectacular Outdoor Showcase for Homegrown Scottish Timber 

17 Nov 2016

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

BSW supports launch of Developing the Young Workforce in Scottish Borders

Two BSW graduates attended the Developing the Young Workforce Industry Group (DYWIG) launch last week as the company showed support for the employment strategy.

12 Oct 2016

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber wins award for work with young people

BSW Timber picked up an award for its commitment to helping young people last month – and just missed out on being an overall winner at the Highland Business Awards.

6 Oct 2016

BSW Timber fires up £2.5m biomass boiler at Carlisle sawmill

BSW Timber fires up £2.5m biomass boiler at Carlisle sawmill

BSW Timber has become the first UK sawmiller to generate electricity from biomass fuel with the commissioning of a £2.5 million Combined Heat and Power (CHP) boiler at its Carlisle mill.

2 Aug 2016

Latest Timber Bulletin Released by Tilhill

Latest Timber Bulletin Released by Tilhill

Tilhill have released their latest Timber Bulletin report.

13 Jul 2016

Tilhill Forestry hosts Mountain Bike Challenge in Wales

Tilhill Forestry hosts Mountain Bike Challenge in Wales

Tilhill Forestry recently hosted the sixth Forest Industry Mountain Bike Challenge in Coed Llandegla, North Wales, as an array of competitors from the forest industry travelled to take part.

5 Jul 2016

Tilhill Forestry claims fifth successive James Jones award

Tilhill Forestry claims fifth successive James Jones award

Tilhill Forestry celebrated a fifth James Jones trophy for new commercial woodlands at the Finest Woods Awards in Scotland last month.

5 Jul 2016

Tilhill Forestry to exhibit at Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire

Tilhill Forestry to exhibit at Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire

Tilhill Forestry will be exhibiting for the first time at Cereals 2016 which is the arable industry’s leading... 

15 Jun 2016

Hot new pizza oven fuel launches

Hot new pizza oven fuel launches

A brand new fuel for wood fired pizza ovens which burns longer, hotter and cleaner than traditional firewood is now available nationwide.

14 Jun 2016