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  • Wood energy
  • March 30, 2017 15:49

Australia: Wood pellet plant restarts production after five years

Wood pellet processing plant in Albany, Australia, is set to be recommissioned after five years of care and maintenance.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 30, 2017 12:11

Resolute announces the start-up of new tissue machine

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the start-up of its new tissue machine in Calhoun (Tennessee). The first tissue parent roll was produced on February 28, 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 30, 2017 11:32

Ghana bans exports of rosewood

Ghana's government has issued a national ban on the export of rosewood, a part of the national forest system.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 30, 2017 11:29

MMFA adds four new members

The Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, based in Bielefeld, Germany, has welcomed four new members to its extensive network... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • March 30, 2017 10:58

Homag Group's sales were up 4% in 2016

Homag Group released the financial report for 2016, showing that it continued to grow in orders and sales.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 30, 2017 10:28

Log exports from New Zealand to China recover in 2016

Log exports from New Zealand to China have recovered strongly following improved demand over the past year.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 29, 2017 16:44

US: EPA to postpone formaldehyde regulation

EPA has recently issued a notice specifying its intention to delay the effective date of five EPA regulations, including the formaldehyde regulation, to May... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 29, 2017 13:01

Chinese buyers rush to Vietnam due to logging bans

Many Chinese businesses have hurried to Vietnam to buy wood because their government closed the natural forests in 14 provinces. Thus, almost 90% of the timber in the Central Highlands has been sold to Chinese.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 29, 2017 11:47

Chinese shipment to US fails quarantine regulations because of crating

According to Ningbo Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau in Zhejiang Province, both the volume and value of wood products exports by manufacturers based in Ningbo City increased in 2016 and the value of wood product exports topped US$410 million... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 29, 2017 10:58

Tembec announces large investment for its Quebec facilities

Tembec announced on the 24th of March a four-year $136 million capital investment program in its Québec facilities to improve competitiveness, centered on its specialty cellulose pulp operation at the Temiscaming manufacturing site.... [more...]

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France: oak prices soar in early 2017

France: oak prices soar in early 2017

Since 2013, oak prices have been climbing in France. All forest and woodworking industry professionals are wondering how far up oak prices can go... [ more...]

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