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Archives: August 2016

LIGNA 2017: Robots a major growth area for the sawmilling industry

With automation on the rise across the economy, robots are increasingly finding their way into manufacturing technology. Their roles range [...]

Sarawak to become regional hub for Acacia timber furniture

The Chinese government wants to transform Sarawak in a regional hub of furniture made from Acacia timber.    [...]

Poyry gets technical services assignment for the 299-MW UK biomass project

Finnish consulting and engineering firm Poyry Plc said it has won a technical services contract for the 299-MW biomass [...]

SCA: Decision to split hygiene from forest products business is not taken yet

SCA gave a clarification for the recently announced split of the group into two listed companies: the hygiene business and [...]

Tafisa expands its production capacity with $15 million new TFL press line

Tafisa Canada has recently expanded its capacity. The company started its 5th TFL (thermally fused laminate) press line for the [...]

Latest export prices for sawnwood, plywood, veneer and panels in Peru

Between January and May 2016, Peruvian imports of fibreboard amounted to US$10.24 million, a decline of almost 5 [...]

Hampton Affiliates acquires Banks Lumber sawmill in Oregon

Hampton Lumber announced its acquisition of the Banks lumber mill assets in Banks, Oregon. The Banks lumber mill, which employed [...]

RusForest reports 7% increased harvesting production in Q2/2016

RusForest AB announced its Q2 2016 report, with increased sawmilling and harvesting production.    The Swedish forestry [...]

Tallest timber building in the world was topped off in Vancouver

Brock Commons, the tallest timber building in Vancouver, Canada, just had its last panel installed.    The [...]
August 30, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America

Prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood in Brazil

        Brazilian logs, mill yard, domestic  US$ per m3   [...]