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Archives: January 2016

Ghana: 3Q wood product export approvals up 65%

During the third quarter period of 2015 the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) vetted [...]

Setra cuts redwood production do the uncertainty in Egypt

    Swedish wood products company Setra is making production cutbacks at three redwood sawmills during the fourth [...]

imm Cologne: A successful event for the furniture industry

From 18 to 24 January 2016 at imm cologne and LivingInteriors, a total of 1,185 companies from 50 countries [...]

EU-Indonesia: No progress on timber licensing

Indonesia is at risk of missing the opportunity to become the first country in the world to achieve full implementation [...]

Lentex acquires wood flooring manufacturer Baltic Wood

Through its subisidiary Lentex, the Polish construction materlials producer Gamrat has acquired the wood flooring manufacturer Baltic Wood.   [...]

World Bank forecasts price rise in African and SE Asian logs&sawnwood

The World Bank lowered the forecast for timber prices in Asia and Africa in the recently updated Commodity Markets Outlook [...]

SLA under discussion; lumber exports affected by Canadian dollar drop

Canada is faced to a compromise in the next Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) with the United States because of the [...]

Belarus has banned exports of logs, venner and pulpwood

Belarus has banned the export of sawlogs, venner and pulpwood starting 1 January 2016. According to the Presidential decree of [...]
January 27, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Pulp & Paper / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Metsä Wood moves wooden elements production in Finland

The manufacture of Metsä Wood's Kerto-Ripa® wooden elements is moving from Heinola to Pälkäne in February [...]

Sierra Pacific closes its sawmill in Arcata, CA

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) will close its sawmill in Arcata, CA, the company announced. According to SPI, reduced harvests of [...]