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  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2017 11:38

High rate of certified wood imports in the UK

The latest summary report of certification content in U.K. timber product imports was published by the TTF in April 2017. The analysis, based on data derived from TTF member companies for the year 2015, shows certified, sustainable material at a record high of over 90% of imports by TTF members... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2017 10:50

Ponsse improves net sales in Q1/2017

Ponsse’s consolidated net sales for the Q1/2017 amounted to Euro 129.9 million, which is 12.9% more than in the Q1/2016... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 25, 2017 10:14

Louisiana-Pacific appoints new CEO

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brad Southern to succeed Curt Stevens as the CEO of LP effective July 1, 2017... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 25, 2017 09:58

US: New home sales slip in April after strong start to year

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in April dropped for the first time in 2017, falling 11.4 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000 units... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • May 25, 2017 09:27

Biesse Group reports a 37.3% increase in sales for Q1/2017

In the first three months of 2017 Biesse Group's sales amounted to EUR 161.5 million, sharply up, +37.3%, compared to the same prior-year period when they reached EUR 117.6 million... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 24, 2017 12:12

Stora Enso and Aalto University to build special stage for public debate forum SuomiAreena

Aalto University and Stora Enso have joined hands in building Finland. The outcome of the co-operation is the Aika (Time) stage for the public debate forum SuomiAreena, in Finland, in honour of Finland’s centenary year of independence... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2017 11:05

The AHEC 22nd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention to be held in Qingdao

As the annual grand event in the hardwood industry, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) 22nd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention is scheduled on June 22 and 23 at the Westin Hotel, Qingdao, China.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • May 24, 2017 11:01

The Russian R&D center grated a patent on unique wooden house construction technology

The research and development center Kaspnits (ООО НИЦ «КаспНИЦ») based in the Altai region, Russia, has been granted a patent on a unique wooden house construction technology... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2017 10:09

Setra to increase sawn timber production in Malå

Setra's plant in Malå is forecast to increase production by more than 20%... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 24, 2017 09:49

Georgia-Pacific to upgrade paperboard machine in Brewton

Georgia-Pacific announced a kick-off of a new USD 50 million investment project to upgrade the Brewton mill’s paperboard machine... [more...]

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France: softwood lumber to finally benefit from the construction sector's success?

Are rising construction prices finally starting to reflect on the softwood lumber market? Some sawmill representatives would now be inclined to think so. At the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est, a general trend seems to be following this direction... [ more...]

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