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Vietnam’s wood products exports expected to rise by US$ 1 billion this year

Forestry sector in Vietnam is expected to reach its export target of US$9 billion a month ahead of schedule [...]

China introduces FSC national forest stewardship standard

China launches FSC national forest stewardship standard, reports FSC in its press release. Thus, China is the second country in [...]

Arauco approves USD 2.35 billion investment, the largest in its history

Arauco’s Board of Directors recently approved the MAPA project (Spanish acronym for Modernization and Extension of Arauco Mill), a [...]

Sarawak will no longer issue new timber licences

The Sarawak government will stop issuing new timber licences, due to the fact that vast tracts of forests had already [...]

Canfor invests $40 million in upgrading South US sawmill

Canfor Southern Pine, a leading integrated forest products company, has announced it will upgrade its existing sawmill near Camden in [...]

First map of the last primary forests in Europe released in Germany

Scientists at the Geography Department of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) have compiled the first map of the [...]
June 5, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Statistics / Europe

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 [...]

Romanian prosecutors investigate Holzindustrie Schweighofer’s headquarters

Romanian DIICOT prosecutors and police administration are currently making investigations at the largest wood exporter in Romania - Schweighofer Holzindustrie. The [...]

Scottish BSW Timber to build Slovenia’s largest sawmill

BSW Timber announced on the 22nd of May that it will invest EUR 40 million in a new sawmill, CHP [...]

Sabah to ban timber exports

Sabah's chief minister, Shafie Apdal, announced that he will instruct the state Forestry Department to immediately impose a ban [...]