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Gambia suspends transport, import and export of timber

Gambia's Ministry of Forestry, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, has announced, in a press release, that the import [...]
February 24, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa / Global

Binderholz acquires planing mill and glulam factory in Finland

Binderholz Nordic Oy recently bought a planing mill and a glulam factory belonging to the Anaika Wood Group at the [...]

Russia’s softwood lumber invades the Chinese market

China's softwood lumber imports hit a new record of 21.58 million cubic meters in 2016, up 24 percent [...]

Mercer acquires Germany’s largest sawmill and a biomass plant from Klausner

Mercer International Inc. announced on the 21st of February that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all [...]

Indonesia makes big impact at IMM Furniture Fair

Like the Domotex show held in Hanover earlier in the month, the IMM Furniture Fair in Cologne between 16 and [...]

Brazilian wood industry concerned over revised timber transport control system

In Brazil a Forest Products Trade and Transport System (SISFLORA) is used to monitor and control the transport of forest [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Global / South America

Softwood lumber price in the US exceeded $400 last week

Framing lumber sales in the US slowed down last week, as compared to the previous week, as buyers stepped back [...]

FSC revokes probation and disassociates from the Schweighofer Group

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to revoke the Schweighofer Group’s probation status and disassociate from the group [...]
February 17, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Setra acquires IKEA site in Malå, Sweden

  Setra is acquiring the property Rubanken 2 from IKEA Industry Malå AB. The facility is suitable for wood [...]

EU importers stock up on FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood

The Global Timber Forum has published an interview with the CEOs of two European importing companies, Alexander de Groot of [...]