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FSC acts on potential fraud Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that [...]

Austrian wood industry hit by climate change: 80% of the total annual timber harvesting is damaged wood

Record snowfall, extreme drought and the hottest June in the history: weather extremes once again shaped the forest year 2019 [...]

Top wood processing companies in Latvia

Latvijas Finieris was the leading wood processing and paper production company in Latvia in terms of turnover last year. Latvijas [...]

Finland’s sawmills and plywood plants close for a week aiming to put pressure unions

Some 100,000 Finnish employees in industrial sectors began a three-day strike on Monday to back up their salary [...]

STTC Conference considers links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from the synergies between the [...]

John Deere starts to cut jobs as it expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%

Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building activity is expected to [...]

Romania’s Government considers banning wood exports outside the EU

More than half of Romania’s wood exports go outside the European Union (EU), official statistics show. Romanian timber and [...]

Russia surpasses Canada and becomes world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track [...]

Sawlog prices falling in most major markets around the world in 3Q/2019

A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog prices downward in most major markets around the world [...]

Belarus to commission six pellet factories in H1/2020 aiming to become a major exporter in the wood pellet industry

The Forestry Ministry in Belarus intends to commission six factories to make wood pellets in the regions in H1 2020 [...]