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Malaysia: pandemic impacts and eased restrictions

A recently released report details the upheavals experienced by the timber industry during the Movement Control Order (MCO) first implemented on March 18. Many companies faced challenges. To support industries the government introduced the so-called “Prihatin Stimulus Package”... [Daha fazla…...]

Gabon: tax law amendment to encourage wood export

The government of Gabon has passed new laws that will come into effect in 2021 and will affect the forestry and timber sectors. The tax structure has been reset with the aim of encouraging processing for export. While this has not been verified reports suggest the export tax... [Daha fazla…...]

Southern Yellow Pine exclusive sawmill in Virginia

Ashton Lewis Holding Company is going to invest $11 million to establish a new specialty southern yellow pine sawmill in Ruther Glen, Virginia. The company recently acquired the assets of W.T. Jones & Sons, Inc., a family-owned, pine sawmill established in 1970 and has upgrading... [Daha fazla…...]

European panel production decreased in 2019

According to the recently published EPF Annual Report 2019-2020 the total production of European wood-based panels posted a dip of 1.8% in 2019 after five consecutive years of growth, reaching a total of 59.2 million m³. Particleboard production increased by 0.5% to 32.1 million m³... [Daha fazla…...]

Södra Foundation grants additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects

The Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. “Investing in research is crucial to facilitating the transition of society, regardless of whether we are in a... [Daha fazla…...]

UPM presents water repellent plywood

UPM Plywood introduced it's new water repellent plywood that enables efficient and effortless construction even in changing weather and humidity conditions. The water repellent yet breathable surface of the product slows down the absorption of moisture into the panel while... [Daha fazla…...]

Pinnacle’s Williams Lake pellet facility can now use wetter raw material

The Canadian pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Energy has started operations at Williams Lake facility after months of capital upgrades. One of the main ones was equipment that can process wetter fibre. Instead of primarily relying on the shavings and sawdust of sawmills, the... [Daha fazla…...]

Wood fiber costs declined for pulp producers

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines (in US-$ terms) were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where compared to the last Quartier of 2019 hardwood pulplog prices were down between... [Daha fazla…...]

BC Government implements mass timber into building construction

To strengthen its forest and timber industry, create jobs and lower carbon pollution, the B.C. government in Canada will implement mass timber into the construction of buildings across the province...... [Daha fazla…...]

Maibec to acquire CanExel

Maibec officially acquires the CanExel brand and production facility in East River, Nova Scotia, Canada. Both the brand and the facility have been owned by LP Building Solutions (LP) for over 20 years...... [Daha fazla…...]

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Myanmar Teak: Scandal or no scandal in Croatian imports?

The NGO Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) suggests, in one of its reports, that a significant amount of teak from Myanmar was imported into the EU via Croatia from 2017 to 2019 without full evidence of legality. 10 loads with a total of 144 t teak worth at least ... [ Daha fazla…...]

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Stimulus of € 700 million for German forests

The Federal Government will offer € 700 million to deal with the damage in the German forest after two years of drought. The sustainable management of forests should be promoted as well as digitalization in forestry...... [ Daha fazla…...]

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New Zealand's log exports fell sharply in April 2020; average export prices up

New Zealand's log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic meter picked up...... [ Daha fazla…...]

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