• Forestry
  • October 31, 2006 17:00

Russia: State Duma to read Forest Code draft in November

The Russian Duma will read the draft Forest Code in November, according to an announcement made by the representative ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 31, 2006 16:49

Foreign companies to become participants in forest relations in Russia

Foreign companies will be able to become participants in forest relations in Russia, said Vladimir Kroupchak, the deputy ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 31, 2006 16:42

Russia plans to parcel out about one mln ha of forest lands to China

Anatoly Tyomkin, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources of RF, highlighted that the area will be allocated for management by the Chinese party ...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 31, 2006 15:00

Japan housing starts rise 4.0% year-on-year in September

Housing starts in Japan rose 4.0% in September (+1.8% year-on-year in August) to reach 112,442 units ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • October 31, 2006 11:51

UPM to invest in second generation bio-diesel

UPM will strongly increase its stake in second generation bio-diesel in the next few years and prepares to become a significant producer of bio-fuels ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 31, 2006 09:44

New technologies in Siberian development

Practical realization of exploration, development and arrangement of the vast Siberian territories, is an indispensable condition to sustain the country’s integrity...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 27, 2006 17:57

Numbers still rising for ZOW Pordenone

The sixth edition of ZOW Pordenone closed with 19.650 visitors and a surface of 30.000 sqm: a 9% increase overall compared to the previous edition. A significant feature of this edition is the confirmation of the high rate of international participation in the fair, which counted 4.825 foreign operators, coming …... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 26, 2006 13:43

Stora Enso: Investments at Bad St. Leonhard Sawmill

Stora Enso is investing EUR 16.8 million in a cross-laminated element plant at Bad St. Leonhard Sawmill in Austria. The investment will provide access…... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 26, 2006 09:38

Indonesian ply mills cut prices

Indonesian ply mills cut prices to remain competitive. Years of neglect in the Indonesian plywood industry was throwing the industry…... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 25, 2006 14:03

International Paper and Ilim Pulp to Pursue Joint Venture in Russia

International Paper and Ilim Pulp, the largest forest products enterprise in Russia, have signed a letter of intent to establish a 50-50 joint venture, the largest foreign- domestic alliance in the Russian forest…... [more...]

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