Keyword: timber

Tallest timber building in the world was topped off in Vancouver

Brock Commons, the tallest timber building in Vancouver, Canada, just had its last panel installed.    The [...]
August 30, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America

EU opens doors to Indonesia’s licensing scheme for exports of verified legal timber

The European Commission has amended the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Regulation (FLEGT) to recognise Indonesia’s licensing [...]

US government confirms illegal timber imports from Peru

In a report released yesterday by the U.S. government, Peruvian timber imported to the United States in January 2015 [...]

UK: LBS acquires Talbot Timber acquisition

LBS Builders’ Merchants, UK, has acquired Talbot Timber, closing the biggest acquisition until now.    Talbot Timber [...]

Sweden: Softwood lumber exports drop sharply in January-May 2016

In the first five months of 2016, Sweden has exported about 5 million cubic meters of softwood lumber. This represents [...]

Metsä Wood increased its profits during first half of 2016

Finnish Metsä Wood increased its profits in January-June of 2016, compared to the same period last year.   [...]

UK’s forest resources at expiry point; sustainable practices required

UK businesses have to invest in a sustainable forest management as to assure the timber access their businesses rely on [...]

China and EU working together to combat illegal timber trade

The EU and China established a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) in 2009, following [...]
August 10, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / China / Europe / Global

Brexit to cause downturn in European timber imports

The fall-out from the Brexit vote on 23 June, combined with challenging economic conditions in other parts of the [...]

BVRio to use Ethereum against illegal timber trade

BVRio together with ConsenSys have recently formed a partnership to use Regis, an application running on top of Ethereum as [...]
August 1, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global / South America