Archives: August 2016

Disappointing first 5 months of US tropical sawnwood imports

The US imported 127,068 cu.m. of sawn temperate and tropical hardwood in May, up 60% from April. However [...]

India’s forests worth $1.7 trillion

India’s forests value is approximated at $1.7 trillion, lower than its $2.1 trillion GDP, but higher than [...]

UK’s forest resources at expiry point; sustainable practices required

UK businesses have to invest in a sustainable forest management as to assure the timber access their businesses rely on [...]

US & Canada with increased lumber production in first five months of 2016

U.S. softwood lumber production reached 13.369 billion board ft. (bbf) in the first five months of 2016, up [...]

AHEC European conference on 20th – 21st October in Copenhagen

This year’s American Hardwood European Conference (20th – 21st October at the Marriott Hotel, Copenhagen) will provide a platform for [...]

Hekotek to deliver wood pellet plant in Siberia to Boguchansky LPK

At the beginning of June, Hekotek signed an agreement with Boguchansky LPK to deliver a complex pellet plant equipment.  [...]

China and EU working together to combat illegal timber trade

The EU and China established a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) in 2009, following [...]
August 10, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / China / Europe / Global

Logging ban in Myamar until March 2017

The new Government of Myanmar has agreed a temporary national logging ban and a 10-year logging ban in the [...]

US hardwood sawmiller lays off more than 40 due to log supply shortage

Northwest Hardwoods is now struggling to keep a steady supply of raw materials. Because of this, the company laid off [...]

Brexit to cause downturn in European timber imports

The fall-out from the Brexit vote on 23 June, combined with challenging economic conditions in other parts of the [...]