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  • Sawmilling
  • September 18, 2017 10:08

Only EU tropical plywood and veneer imports rise in first half

In the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, total EU imports of tropical timber products declined 8% to 1.12 million metric tonnes (MT)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 09:35

Low stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden

Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden is estimated at 2.1 million m³ in the second quarter of 2017. Compared with the same period last year this is a decline of 21 percent... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 18, 2017 07:00

Celulose Riograndense interrompe produção até novembro em Guaíba

A Celulose Riograndense está estendendo até 11 de novembro a interrupção da produção na fábrica de Guaíba. A medida atinge a Linha 2, que é a mais importante, e ainda é reflexo dos danos gerados em um acidente em uma caldeira em fevereiro. ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 15, 2017 16:02

US softwood lumber production up 2.5% in H1/2017

Sawmills in the U.S. produced 16.954 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first half of 2017, a gain of 2.5% from output in the same period last year of 16.541 bbf... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • September 15, 2017 12:01

Steady US housing market

Housing starts decreased 4.8% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,155,000, according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. July starts were 5.6% lower than in July 2016... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 15, 2017 09:31

Södra to restructure operations of Ronneby and Kallinge units in Sweden

Södra intends to co-locate the units in Ronneby and Kallinge in Sweden. According to the announcement... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 15, 2017 08:21

UPM listed as the industry leader in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index

UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 15, 2017 07:15

Schweighofer Group sold its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH to Tower Brook Capital Partners

The Schweighofer Group, one of Europe’s leading timber processing companies, focuses on its core business of wood processing and sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 15, 2017 06:24

Georgia-Pacific to invest $100 million in new Talladega lumber mill in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific announced a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 14, 2017 12:37

Eacom Timber completes Timmins sawmill upgrade

Eacom Timber Corporation announced that it has successfully completed the installation of a Continuous Dry Kiln at its Timmins sawmill... [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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