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Archives: June 2018

IKEA orders two kilns from Heinola for its production plant in Poland

IKEA ordered two large automatic 2-zone Progressive Kilns type HFB from Heinola Sawmill Machinery for its production plant in [...]

Wood demand forecasts for Japan in 2018

Japan's Forestry Agency has recently organized a meeting regarding the future of the wood demand in the country, for [...]

Lumber prices in the US set even higher records

The framing lumber market in the US was slow during last week, as to shake off a little bit of [...]

China boosts imports of tropical logs & sawnwood

China’s log imports from the USA in the first three months of 2018 totalled 1.41 million cubic metres [...]

The International Woodworking Fair 2018 is forecast to have double-digit growth

Expectations are running high for this year’s International Woodworking Fair, which will feature over 1 million sq. ft. of [...]

Romanian authorities investigate Holzindustrie Schweighofer in organized illegal logging ring

On Wednesday, the 30th of May 2018, Romanian prosecutors executed 23 search warrants across the country related to a criminal [...]

EU tropical timber imports flat-line in 2018

The slowdown in EU imports of tropical products, which began in 2016 and continued throughout last year, levelled off in [...]

Brazil as source of timber for CLT production

The global market for cross-laminated timber (CLT) is expected to be worth around US$2 billion by 2025 according [...]