• Forestry
  • July 21, 2016 15:12

Russia: log and lumber exports up in Jan-May 2016

In January-May 2016 Russia managed to increase its exports of round wood and sawnwood against the respective period of the last year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 21, 2016 14:15

Norvik has completed the sale of Jarl Timber

This month Norvik hf. closed a deal of selling Jarl Timber AB at Broakulla, Sweden to Bergs Timber AB in Mörlunda, Sweden. Through this transaction, Norvik has become 29% shareholder in Bergs Timber... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 21, 2016 13:02

Setra improves operating profit in the second quarter

Swedish wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 76 million (H1/2015: 88) for the first half of 2016. Net sales totalled SEK 2,188 million (H1/2015: 2,270)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 21, 2016 11:18

Universal Forest Products reports strong 2Q

Universal Forest Products, Inc.reported net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $33.4 million for the second quarter of 2016, up 28.6 percent over net earnings attributable to controlling interest of $26.0 million for the same period of 2015. Second-quarter 2016 diluted earnings per share were $1.64, compared to diluted earnings per share of $1.28 for the second quarter of 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 20, 2016 15:30

China: New timber quarantine treatment facility opens

It has been reported that the first phase of the national timber quarantine treatment zone in Yancheng City, Jiangsu province has come into operation... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 19, 2016 15:03

Rougier refutes charges regarding its activities in Cameroon

Rougier denies charges made by Survival International concerning the company’s activities in Cameroon. According to the company’s announcement, Friends of the Earth claims mentioned by Survival International, dating back to 2002, were all rejected by the courts in Cameroon and France... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 19, 2016 14:45

AHEC will organise seminars in India

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced plans to host two seminars for importers, traders and end users of American hardwoods in India in September, 2016. The seminars, which are being held in Jodhpur (Tuesday, September 6th) and Delhi (Friday, September 9th), will help attendees obtain a better understanding of the physical properties, grades and ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 19, 2016 13:33

Central/West Africa: Chinese importers showing interest in okoume veneers

Central/West African producers comment that, despite the usual European vacation slowdown, other markets continue to be firm except the Chinese market for okoume logs. This, say producers, appears to be because of a concerted effort by buyers to drive down prices... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 19, 2016 08:22

Swedish Wood to participate in the 6th China Global Wood Trade Conference

As a strategic partner of China Timber & Wood Products Distribution Association, Swedish Wood will participate in the 6th China Global Wood Trade Conference (GWT China) as supporting organization once again and they will also lead a delegation to visit the 6th GWT China Conference from September 13rd to 14th held in Wuhan... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 18, 2016 15:10

Save the date: Dubai WoodShow; 7-9 March, 2017

The 2017 edition of Dubai WoodShow will continue providing a perfect platform for supplier, manufacturers & machinery companies to showcase their products, innovative technologies, production scenarios and large scale machinery to key players... [more...]

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