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Tolko to permanently close its Quest Wood sawmill

Canadian Tolko Industries Ltd. announced the permanent closure of its Quest Wood sawmill in Quesnel and a reduction from two [...]

New Zealand and China sign forestry cooperation arrangement

New Zealand and China signed an arrangement this week for future forestry cooperation and boosting bilateral trade.    [...]

US lumber prices declined last week

A muted trading pace prevailed across much of the US lumber market. Green Douglas Fir remained the primary exception, as [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer completed EUTR inspection in Romania

Holzindustrie Schweighofer (HS), one of Europe’s leading timber processing companies, informed that the company passed in Romania 16th inspection [...]

EU and Vietnam ratify VPA on FLEGT

EU FLEGT informed that the EU and Vietnam had ratified a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance [...]

Germany: 30 million m3 of wood damaged by storms and the bark beetle expected this year

By April 2019, 13 million m3 of damaged wood has been reported in Germany so far, mostly due to storms [...]

US$250mil sawmill to be build in Argentina

Argentina's Grupo Garabi and Belgium's Forestcape are to invest a joint US$250mil in the Argentinian province of [...]

Antwerp to host this year’s International Softwood Conference

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

Pulpwood prices in North America on the rise in 1Q/19

Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the US in the 1Q/19 while they were unchanged [...]