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FSC acts on potential fraud Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that [...]

New NAFTA deal signed, N. American softwood lumber prices hold steady

A significant uncertainty for North American business owners was resolved today as Canada, the U.S., and Mexico signed the [...]

Austrian wood industry hit by climate change: 80% of the total annual timber harvesting is damaged wood

Record snowfall, extreme drought and the hottest June in the history: weather extremes once again shaped the forest year 2019 [...]

Top wood processing companies in Latvia

Latvijas Finieris was the leading wood processing and paper production company in Latvia in terms of turnover last year. Latvijas [...]

Finland’s sawmills and plywood plants close for a week aiming to put pressure unions

Some 100,000 Finnish employees in industrial sectors began a three-day strike on Monday to back up their salary [...]

Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high. It is this increased demand for red oak [...]

STTC Conference considers links between FLEGT licenses and forest certification

To rebuild share in the European market, the tropical wood sector must exploit emerging opportunities from the synergies between the [...]

John Deere starts to cut jobs as it expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%

Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building activity is expected to [...]

Romania’s Government considers banning wood exports outside the EU

More than half of Romania’s wood exports go outside the European Union (EU), official statistics show. Romanian timber and [...]