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  • August 16, 2016 10:04

Saudi Arabia to import Indonesian gaharu

Importers in Saudi Arabia have placed a long term order for Indonesian gaharu, internationally known as agarwood... [more...]

  • August 16, 2016 10:10

EGGER reports increased turnover in financial year 2015/2016

The Austrian wood-based materials manufacturer, EGGER, was able to profit from slightly positive economic developments, the recovering demand for construction services in Europe, as well as the stable raw material prices... [more...]

  • August 16, 2016 09:01

​​​​​Stora Enso’s Imavare mill receives SBP certificate

​​​​​Stora Enso’s Imavare mill has received SBP – Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certificate for its pellet production... [more...]

  • August 19, 2016 14:15

Dieffenbacher supplies MDF plant to Panel Plus in Thailand

Panel Plus Co., Ltd. is expanding its production capacity, which is why the Thai company has purchased its first MDF plant from Dieffenbacher. Installation will start in February 2017, with the first panel expected to be produced in August 2017... [more...]

  • August 18, 2016 09:10

Wuhan Asia-Europe Logistics- Propelling the world into the New Age

In 2012, the international freight rail transportation of “Han Xin Ou”was opened by Wuhan Municipal Government. It symbolized Wuhan's participation in national strategies of “One Belt and One Road”, Yangtze River Economic Zone and the construction of the Asia-Europe Economic corridor. The channel of international freight transportation starts from Wujiashan Centra Rail Station in Wuhan, via Manchuria/Alashankou to Kazakhstan, Russia , Belarus, Poland, Czech Republic and to Hamburg/Duisburg in Germany, with a total length of 10,324 Km. It connects Central China to Middle Asia, Russia and Europe.... [more...]

  • August 19, 2016 10:13

Disappointing US tropical imports

The US imported 127,068 cu.m. of sawn temperate and tropical hardwood in May, up 60% from April. However the value of these imports increased by just 5% to US$43.9 million... [more...]

  • August 19, 2016 15:17

FSC disassociates from BILT

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it has disassociated from Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and the subsidiary company Sabah Forest Industries (SFI)... [more...]

  • August 18, 2016 11:19

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in July 2016

In July a slightly upward trend for the German wood products price index could be noticed. As compared to the previous month, only the index values for boards, planed softwood and pellets have decreased minorly... [more...]

  • August 19, 2016 09:29

Ghana: Forestry Master Plan and plantation strategy released

The Ghana Forestry Commission website has made available the Ghana Forestry Development Master Plan (2016-2036)... [more...]

  • August 17, 2016 12:31

US: Northwest Hardwoods lays off more than 40

Northwest Hardwoods is now struggling to keep a steady supply of raw materials. Because of this, the company laid off more than 40 employees at the mill in Longview, U.S... [more...]

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