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Timber construction: simulation instead of component testing

In the future, in addition to the classic component tests, wooden components will hopefully be assessed with the help of numerical simulation. In order to achieve this goal, complex thermophysical... [more...]

Sort Douglas fir virtually for more yield

The EU project READiStrength (Resource-Efficient And Data-driven integrated log and board Strength grading) was a cooperation between Austria, Germany and Sweden with the aim to support... [more...]

EU can double its forests’ climate change mitigation impact by 2050

Forests can act as carbon sinks or emitters, as made clear by this summer’s catastrophic forest fires that ravaged southwestern France and the Iberian Peninsula.... [more...]

Masisa's sales grow 22.9% in Jan.-Sept. 2022

Masisa reported its results at the end of the third quarter of 2022. Sales revenues as of September 2022 were USD 395.1 million, an increase of USD 73.5 million... [more...]

Roseburg Forest Products resumes operations at Weed plant

Roseburg Forest Products on Friday announced that it began full operations of its Weed, California, veneer manufacturing plant on Wednesday, ... [more...]

Hardwood impregnation for increased use in construction

With a changed range of wood species in the forests of Europe, which have been converted as a result of climate change, the increased use of hardwood in construction is within reach... [more...]

Finite element analysis to put an end to cracks in wood coatings

Cracks in the coating film are a common cause of weathering in exterior wood finishes and can lead to costly maintenance or renovation work. Therefore, crack-free wood coatings are to... [more...]

GreenFirst Forest Products to sell forestland to Perimeter Forest Limited

GreenFirst Forest Products, a significant lumber producer in Canada, announced that its subsidiary, GreenFirst Forest Products (QC) Inc, has entered into an agreement to sell its interest ... [more...]

Western Forest Products to curtail its Port Alberni sawmill

Western Forest Products said that operations at its sawmill in Port Alberni, BC, have been temporarily curtailed. ... [more...]

Nobia builds new factory in Jönköping, Sweden

In Jönköping, Sweden, Nobia AB is building a unique production facility of more than 123 000 square metres, which is to become Europe's most modern kitchen factory... [more...]

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INTERNATIONAL HARDWOOD CONFERENCE in LYON

INTERNATIONAL HARDWOOD CONFERENCE in LYON

On the 28th of October, a successful International Hardwood conference was organised in Lyon by the French National Wood Federation (FB), the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF)...... [ more...]

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EU27 tropical wood imports come off the boil as recession fears mount

The most recent EU27 trade data to end July this year shows that imports of tropical wood and wood furniture products were still at historically high levels in the early summer months this year. However, imports were slowing from the peak reached in May.... [ more...]

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EU Parliament resolutions on forest and wood controversial

The EU Parliament recently voted on numerous initiatives that will have a significant impact on the sawmill and timber industry in the years to come. Among other things, the new EU forest strategy was on the agenda with tailwind for the use of wood.... [ more...]


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