Archives: May 2016

German timber companies launch campaign against FSC

A group of 25 German forestry and timber companies headed by Eurobinia have published a letter calling for abolition of [...]

New biomass plant for Stora Enso

Stora Enso Wood Products Ltd and KPA Unicon have signed a contract of a biomass-fired hot water boiler plant [...]

Setra sells wooden homes subsidiary Plusshus to Swedish Derome Group

    Setra has recently reached an agreement with Swedish house manufacturer Derome on the sale of its [...]

Vietnam’s share in US wooden furniture imports tops 20%

The value of US wooden furniture imported in February was almost unchanged from the previous month at US$1.39 [...]

China: Log imports pick up in 1Q/2016 on declining log inventories and rising demand

Increased demand for wood products and declining log inventories in China has resulted in higher importation of logs to China [...]

Global investment firm to invest $50 million in Angolan timber

Global investment firm Quantum Global Group announced that the Government of Angola has leased over 80,000 hectares of plantations [...]

Opinion: Softwood export duties between Canada and the US are inevitable

Canadian forest companies are now worried about the new duties which would be implied in a new Softwood Lumber Agreement [...]

Demand for US softwoods in Mena region expected to climb

Once with the booming construction and housing market in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena region), US softwood exports [...]

Untreated Canadian sawnwood can continue to be exported to Australia

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Australia's Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have established a national [...]