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Archives: 2017

Poland receives final warning over logging in the Białowieża Forest

EU's most important court has warned Poland that if the country doesn't immediately cease its active forest management [...]
November 22, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Quick overview of this year’s International Hardwood Conference

Venice hosted the most important hardwood lumber conference in the world, on the 16th of November. More than 150 people [...]

Titan Group completes USD 3.5 million investment in Russia

Group of companies “Titan” informed that Dmitrievsky LPH, located in the Ustyansk area, Arkhangelsk region of Russia, had invested into [...]

Wood pellets production and demand grows in Asia; prices are rising

Increases in Vietnam’s wood pellet spot prices accelerated during the third quarter of 2017, boosted by strengthening Japanese and [...]

Japan’s sawnwood exports grew by 60% this year

Japan's lumber exports have significantly increased during the last two years. For the first eight months of this year [...]

Sawmills in the US Northwest struggle to build log inventories for the winter season

Sawmills and pulpmills in the US Northwest have been struggling to build log inventories for the winter season because of [...]

Roseburg announces sale of its timberlands in California

Roseburg Resources Co. has announced an agreement to sell its California timberlands to a timberland investment vehicle managed by New [...]

UK: Currency devaluation and Brexit likely to negatively impact softwood imports in 2018

A slowdown in the softwood imports in the UK is forecast for 2018. Growth is expected to slump to just [...]

Logging ban in Chinese forests to boom demand for foreign logs

A ban on commercial logging natural forests in China will likely improve the country's demand for foreign logs. Even [...]

US architects and designers lack knowledge on endangered species

Many US architects and designers have limited knowledge of endangered and threatened wood species and often do not know which [...]