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August 1, 2019

Calamity-wood from the Italian Alps sold to China

Calamity-wood from the Italian Alps sold to China

Between 27 and 29 October 2018, the Vaia storm destroyed 41,491 hectares of woods in North Eastern Italy. Millions of felled trees that must now be harvested and used in some way. It is not easy: it is estimated that the gusts at 200 kilometers per hour have made available something like eight million cubic meters of timber, which is enough to suddenly saturate the market. The damage, according to an estimate by the University of Padua which also takes into account the loss of value for the productive sector and the environment, is 630 million euros.

Duferco Biomasse, a Piedmont company, has purchased

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