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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 [...]

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 [...]

Germany multiplies the export of softwood logs to China

According to Eurostat data, Germany exported a total of 3.78 million m3 of roundwood in 2018. This is 33 [...]

Sweden: The bark beetle could ruin 12.5 million m3 of wood this year

The European spruce bark beetle is threatening Sweden's forests more than the record wild fires that occurred last year [...]