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Our new sign from Green Hive!

We were pleased to see our new sign, created by local charity Green Hive from our own Scots Pine, go up yesterday. Gordon Timber have worked with and supplied wood to Green Hive for a number of years. The sign...

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Deputy First Minister Kate Forbes visits Gordon Timber

Gordon Timber welcomed Deputy First Minister Kate Forbes to the mill yesterday. Great to show off the latest investments, especially our wonderful robot and have the opportunity to talk about replanting shortfalls and forestry grants, plus the Nairn by-pass and...

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Stuart achieves Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Congratulations to Stuart Finnie who has now successfully passed his Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from the British Safety Council. He has made great progress since starting his journey into health and safety, has been leading...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Please be aware that for this week, Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May it is Mental Health Awareness week. A lot of work has gone on over the last few years via some good campaigns around the stigma of...

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Wild flower garden in bloom

In September 2023 we created a small area seeded with a mixture of wild flowers and wild grasses. This year it has bloomed into a very welcoming small meadow. We look forward to seeing how the area continues to develop.

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STTA Event Attendance, Holyrood, Edinburgh

Gordon Timber were delighted to attend the latest STTA event hosted at Holyrood this week. Jamie and Scott enjoyed discussing the advantages of using timber products in construction with colleagues from across the timber supply chain, as well several MSPs...

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Growing Our Own

Recent investment and work within the sawmill has led to an area of the mill being left unused and untidy. With the help of Emily Blanchfield the area has been tidied and seeds have been sown for a wild flower...

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Green Hive visit

We recently welcomed Green Hive for a tour of the mill. Led by our Joint MD Scott Gordon and Sales Manager Jamie McKinnon, they were shown the process that each log goes through, from arriving in the log yard to...

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Gordon Timber Supports Scottish Apprentice Week

We are looking for an Apprentice Business Administrator. Check out the Vacancies page for more details.

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Gordon Timber Turns 160!

We are excited to announce that we are 160 years old! “Gordon Timber has come a long way since Hugh Mackintosh announced 160 years ago, from The Steamboat Office, Nairn, that ‘By keeping a good article and strict attention to...

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Disruptive Weather

A big thank you to everybody who helped bring in logs to the mill throughout this difficult spell of weather. Especially our four legged employee - Svea!

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Nairn Academy Beach Café Project

We are really happy to have been able to help Nairn Academy in their Beach Café project. Click Here to See the Full Article

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Coronavirus Update January 2021

Main Sawmill Continues to Operate to Service Customer Requirements

We hope that you, your colleagues and families are safe and well. Further to the latest Scottish and British Government Covid restrictions, we can confirm that Government Ministers and our Trade Confederation have advised that manufacturing, including the timber industry...

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COVID -19 UPDATE

Having introduced extensive new health and safety procedures, including social distancing rules, one way systems, new cleaning regimes, temperature monitoring and PPE, we have re-opened Gordon Timber’s production. Health and Safety remains the most important aspect of our company...

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Coronavirus update

Dear Customers, Timber Suppliers and Hauliers, Coronavirus – Mill suspension update As an update from the previous e-mail of last week, our priority continues to be the health and wellbeing of our staff. In line with UK and Scottish...

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Coronavirus – Suspension of Deliveries and Sawmill activities

Dear Customers, Timber Suppliers and Hauliers

With our priority being the health and wellbeing of our staff, in line with UK and Scottish Government guidance, Gordon Timber have suspended timber operations this week and shall be taking next week (w/c 30th March) as an early...

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COVID 19 Update

In these unprecedented times, Gordon Timber is committed to maintaining customer service whilst protecting the health of our staff and their families. We are following all Government recommendations and regularly reviewing their advice. The Company is delighted that the...

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New arrivals

After nearly a year of anticipated waiting, Gordon Timber had some new arrivals on Thursday; a new autoclave was delivered safely to the treatment plant in the evening, weighing in at 25 tonnes. Earlier there was a larger delivery...

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Run the runway

A big thank you to all who sponsored the Despatch team to Run the runway at Inverness Airport last Saturday night in aid of Maggie's Highland. The total raised was a tremendous £1330 ! Thank you for all your...

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Forestry and Land Scotland Chief Executive visit

On 10th May 2019, the Harvesting department gave a presentation on the constraints and the complexities of the modern harvesting site, the intricacies in coordinating the logistics of over 200,000 tonnes per year from their own harvesting sites and...

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Financial Well being

A big thank you to the team from the Clydesdale Bank who came to help the staff improve their financial understanding and well being. It was a very helpful and successful day.

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Mentally Healthy Workplace

Linda and Sandra from NHS Highland delivered a stimulating,interesting and very worthwhile half day course on providing a Mentally Healthy Workplace which was attended by our Directors, Managers and Supervisors. Highly recommend it !

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 27/9/18

Our 'All Day' Coffee Morning raised a staggering £625.66, which the Company has matched, so a cheque for £1250 is on its way to Macmillan Cancer support. This means that we have raised over £6,000 in the 5 years...

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Cantraybridge College

We are proud to have supported the creation of the fantastic new Woodskills training facility at Cantraybridge College which was officially opened last week. www.cantraybridge.co.uk/news/2018/4/woodskills-opening

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Gordon Timber in Africa

We were proud to support and sponsor local lad Adam who was raising money for ChildReach (www.childreach.org.uk). Our logo is far travelled, Adam was happy to pose after successfully climbing Mount Kilimanjaro during his trip to Tanzania. Well done...

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Nairn Book and Arts Festival

Great feedback on our people, sawmill and new office from Hardeep Singh Kohli. Hardeep followed this by serving up a delicious curry and stimulating evening of entertainment at the opening night of the Nairn Book and Arts Festival. Gordon...

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Sales Team Clinch Annual Golf Challenge

Gordon Timber’s Annual Inter-Department Golf Challenge was held on Thursday 6th July 2017 at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club. In a close game played under Stableford rules, Sales narrowly Edged Production by 2 points! A great afternoon was had by...

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New Office Officially Opens

Gordon Timber celebrated our new office facility with an official opening ceremony on Friday 23rd June 2017 in Nairn. The construction of the new building was carried out using timber from our very own Sawmill, showcasing the quality of...

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Sponsorship of The 20th Nairnshire Challenge

John Gordon and Son Ltd are proud to have been part of the final Nairnshire Challenge. 2017 Marked the 20th and (regrettably) final event. The Nairnshire Challenge is a 30-mile sponsored duathlon organised annually by The Rotary Club of...

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NEW 15 Year Warranty for our Premium Round Posts and Strainers

Through a combination of the highest production and preservative treatment standards, Gordon Timber can now offer our customers a no-nonsense 15 Year Warranty against decay and insect attack on our Premium peeled round posts and strainers. Manufactured from FSC...

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Investors in People Accreditation To Reach 25 Year Milestone

John Gordon and Son Ltd are proud to have maintained the prestigious Investors in People Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. The award which is accredited until 2020 will see the company...

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Sponsorship Deal For Nairn County FC U20

John Gordon and Son have agreed a new Sponsorship Deal with Nairn County Football Club's under-20 setup which runs until the end of next season. The company are delighted to continue our long association with the club with whom...

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LGV Young Driver Scheme

LGV Driver at 18

How is this possible? Well with the LGV Young Driver Scheme, it is possible to pass your C+E Test when you are only 18 years of age. The scheme provides the opportunity for a young person to obtain a...

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Forestry Industry to focus on pollution challenges

Around 90 representatives from the North’s forestry sector heard about the latest thinking on pollution prevention and control in the Highlands and Islands this week. The Highlands and Islands Forest Industry Cluster (HIFIC) is behind the event which was...

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£2.5m Sorting Investment

Gordon Timber is nearing completion of the commissioning phase of it’s new £2.5m scanning and sorting investment. The state of the art Scandinavian line incorporates laser scanning technology and on line multi-crosscutting and will significantly increase on site production at...

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