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  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 14:02

A major ground-breaking step in the Egyptian wood market

Cairo WoodShow and EGYWOODEX Trade Fair have announced a partnership with the goal of developing a mega event together, which will be held on 8 - 11 December, 2017... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • September 19, 2017 13:15

Production in construction up by 0.2% in euro area

In July 2017 compared with June 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 19, 2017 12:47

Valutec has ensured a continuous kiln delivery to the German Ziegler Holzindustrie

Valutec has ensured its tenth continuous kiln delivery in ten years to central Europe. This follows a further order from the German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill. The TC kiln to be delivered will be used to dry side boards and has a capacity of ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 19, 2017 11:10

France: Lumber prices for Q2/2017

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:39

Timber Expo returns to NEC Birmingham

From the 10th to the 12th of October, Timber Expo, the only event in the United Kingdom (U.K.) committed exclusively to timber, will be returning to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:07

Brazil: Economic importance of the planted forest industry

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (IBA) 2017 report launched recently, in 2016 the Brazilian planted forest sector experienced a crisis stemming from the severe weakening of the national economy and forestry sector growth fell 3.3%... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 19, 2017 09:02

India: Housing starts crash in first half of year

Property consultant firm Knight Frank has reported that housing starts in India’s eight largest cities fell over 40% in the first half of 2017, the biggest drop in the last seven years... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 15:02

Myanmar: New teak plantation investment approved

According to a press release from the Myanmar Investment Commission a permit has been issued to UK based ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 18, 2017 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 36, 2017

Sales of framing lumber lacked the fervor of the previous week, but demand outstripped production in most species and prices continued to rise.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 18, 2017 10:38

The European Energy Exchange to launch wood pellets futures

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will introduce futures on wood pellets, to be available for Trade Registration as of 19th September 2017... [more...]

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EU considers future of illegal logging and deforestation policy

During June 2017, two large conferences in Europe addressed policy issues in relation to deforestation and illegal logging. The conferences reaffirmed the EU’s continued political commitment to trade related policy measures in response to concerns about illegal logging and deforestation.... [ more...]

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