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Archives: April 2016

Sweden: Advanced biofuel to be produced from paper pulp byproducts

RenFuel and Nordic Paper have signed an agreement to build a production test facility in Bäckhammar in the region [...]

Timberlink Australia invests $10 million in New Zealand sawmill

Timberlink has recently invested $10 million at the Blenheim sawmill in Marlborough, New Zealand. The company bought the site from [...]

Kronospan: New particleboard and MDF plants in Bulgaria

Kronospan wants to increase production at two sites from Bulgaria, where it has been investing since 1997. The Austrian manufacturer [...]

EUTR enforcement starts to bite hard

An area of uncertainty for importers of wood products into the EU is the status of EUTR enforcement.   [...]

Swedish Court revokes Andritz’s patent after dispute with Valmet

Back in February 20, 2015, Andritz Oy had filed a summons application with the Stockholm District Court against Valmet AB [...]

London’s first timber skyscraper to be built at the Barbican

London’s first skyscraper made out of timber may have a greater resistance to fire than most conventional steel structures [...]
April 11, 2016 Daily News / Wood construction / Europe / Global

US housing market helps the flooring market grow, says Armstrong’s CEO

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has dismissed their Armstrong Flooring (AFI) subsidiary last week. The CEO of AFI, Don Maier, stated [...]

Salone del Mobile awaits 2,400 exhibitors in Milan

The Salone del Mobile, which is one of the biggest date on the world's furniture calendar will take place [...]

Malaysia: Sarawak’s timber exports down 9%

The value of Sarawak’s 2015 timber exports fell 9% to RM6.6 billion compared to RM7.2 billion in [...]

UK: Confor launches poll on Brexit and consequences for the forest sector

Confor has opened a poll to gauge the views of the forestry and wood sector on the forthcoming referendum on [...]