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Archives: November 2017

Interfor to double lumber production at Monticello sawmill

Interfor announced that it will invest $46 million to upgrade and modernize it’s sawmill in Monticello, Arkansas.   [...]

Greenpeace: Illegal timber from Amazon exported to countries in Europe, North America and Japan

An investigative report from Greenpeace released recently found that a logger accused of killing nine people in Brazil in April [...]

Italian furniture sector is more open to exports to countries outside Europe

The Italian furniture sector exports more and more to non European Countries, such as many other segments of the woodworking [...]

Falling EU imports of mixed hardwood plywood from China

After rising strongly in 2016, EU imports of hardwood plywood have been slowing this year. The decline in imports has [...]

Andritz to deliver biomass boiler to new Japan wood pellet plant

    Austrian woodworking technology company Andritz has received an order from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd [...]

UK furniture retailer company fined for breach of EU Timber Regulation

Designer furniture retailer Lombok has become the first business to be fined for breaching regulations introduced in 2013 to prohibit [...]

Irish state energy company plans US$ 60 million wood pellet plant in the US

Bord na Móna is currently seeking approval from the Irish government to build a EUR 60 million wood pellet [...]

Steady increase for the US red oak exports

Log exports from the US during the first three quarters of 2017 were stable, at 1.563m m³, when compared [...]

Global softwood sawmills register strong earnings

The US South was the highest margin sawmill region in North America – a place it has held since 2008 – as [...]

New Zealand: Foresters benefit from high log prices

Increased demand for New Zealand logs coming from China leads the foresters to take advantage of the strong log prices [...]