• Panels
  • June 28, 2022 14:08

Uniboard invests USD 250 million to modernize and expand plant

Uniboard Canada is moving forward with the modernization project for its Val-d'Or plant.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 28, 2022 13:02

US hardwood flooring imports cooled in April

US imports of hardwood flooring cooled in April, falling 29% from a strong March report. Imports fell across the board with imports from Indonesia and Malaysia falling by more than one-third and imports from China and Brazil falling by about 20%.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 23, 2022 21:44

Berneck orders drum dryer and energy system from Dieffenbacher

The Brazilian engineered wood manufacturer Berneck has placed an order with DIEFFENBACHER to supply an 84 MW power system and a 36 m long drum dryer with a diameter of... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 23, 2022 21:20

European wood panel industry scales up circular use

Horizon Europe project EcoReFibre explores smart sorting and processing technologies to recycle post-consumer waste wood back into fibreboards and into novel building products. Five highly... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 22, 2022 21:46

Gabon: TotalEnergies and Compagnie des Bois du Gabon join forces to develop a new forest management model

TotalEnergies and Compagnie des Bois du Gabon (CBG) have joined forces to develop a forward-looking model of sustainable and responsible forest management that combines sustainable harvesting, biodiversity conservation, and long-term carbon storage. TotalEnergies has become CBG's leading partner after acquiring 49% of its capital from Criterion Africa Partners.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 17, 2022 14:05

Ghana: Wood product exports dropped in early 2022

The much delayed wood products export figures published by the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission for the period January to February 2022 reports a year on year 5% ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 16, 2022 10:49

Malaysia's trade in wood and wood products rises at the beginning of 2022

Malaysia’s total trade in wood and wood products increased by 10% to RM8.64 billion in the first quarter of 2022, from RM7.89 billion in the same period in 2021.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 14, 2022 13:59

Malaysian plywood makers see strong demand

Malaysian plywood manufacturers are upbeat about strong demand and firmer tropical hardwood plywood prices in the Japanese market this year.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • June 13, 2022 19:44

Büttner’s new dryer for irish OSB plant fully operational

SMARTPLY, an OSB manufacturer based in Ireland, and BÜTTNER concluded the contract for the renewal of the entire energy and drying systems at the Waterford location in July 2020... [more...]

  • Panels
  • June 13, 2022 14:46

Swiss Krono and Purchem signed partnership agreement

Purchem Systems, inventor of the patented SilentTouch® technology, has announce that it has signed a non-exclusive, global license and supply partnership with Swiss Krono. Purchem... [more...]

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