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  • Forestry
  • May 02, 2016 11:52

Japan enters into Myanmar's lumber industry

Japanese pulp & paper company Oji Holdings and wood & building company Sumitomo Forestry held a ceremony on Friday to mark the completion of a lumber mill in Mawlamyine, Myanmar. The mill is reportedly the first investment in ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 02, 2016 11:41

Global WPC Market to Reach US$5.39 bn by 2019

The global wood-plastic composites (WPC) market was valued at USD 2.64 billion in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 5.39 billion in 2019, expanding at a CAGR of 10.8% between 2013 and 2019. The growth trajectory exhibited by the wood plastic composites market over ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 28, 2016 08:23

West Fraser reports first quarter results

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported Q1/2016 net earnings of C$42 million, down from the C$49 million in the same 2015 quarter. The integrated company whose products include lumber, plywood, pulp and newsprint among others, reported that the revenues on sales advanced to C$1.077 billion from C$1.014 million in the Q1/2015... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 27, 2016 14:49

Vida invested in Valutec's drying kilns for its Vislanda site

The Swedish Vida invested in modernisation of its Vislanda site (Sweden) by means of purchasing drying equipment from Valutec. The scope of supply includes progressive kilns. The investment will help to raise the site's annual capacity up to 48,000 m3 of sawn timber... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 27, 2016 11:31

F&W buys O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s forestry and land subsidiaries

F&W Forestry Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired London-based O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s forestry and land subsidiaries. The acquisition includes three companies with forest management and real estate operations in North America and the United Kingdom.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2016 14:21

Bergs Timber to acquire Jarl Timber AB from Norvik Hf

Bergs Timber AB today signed a letter of intent regarding the acquisition of all shares in Jarl Timber AB from Norvik Hf... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 26, 2016 09:03

North American structural panel production up 3.1%

North American structural panel production and apparent consumption increased by 3.1% and 3.4% in the Q1 of 2016, compared to the Q4 of 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 25, 2016 16:09

Timber Expo 2016: 18- 20 October at NEC Birmingham

With some of the timber industry’s biggest names already on-board including Steico, W Howard Group and Jagram, as well as additional support from leading timber trade associations such as The Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA), visitors to Timber Expo 2016 will not want to miss the landmark event.... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • April 22, 2016 21:49

Bon anniversaire, Mister Todd !

Andrew Todds presentation of his wooden neo-Elizabethan theatre in Northern France was a highlight at the end of the 6th.International Wood Construction Convention (FBC 2016, Lyon) held in Lyon last week. April, 23 is usally considered as the day of Shakespeares death. No doubt that the architekt would have prefered this date to inaugurate the theatre, instead of the week-end in June following the Brexit referendum. This is the presentation of the project by Andrew Todd, printed in the 500 pages document which has been distributed to the partecipants of the Convention in Lyon. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 22, 2016 13:04

Lower earnings for Setra in Q1

The Swedish wood products company has today reported their revenues for the Q1 of 2016. Thus, Setra's operation profit was of SEK 9 million (Q1 2015: SEK 24 million) and their net sales reached SEK 1,028 million (Q1 2015: SEK 1.041 million)... [more...]

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