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UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

China: No more log fumigation at Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover some lost ground in the third quarter

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production by 25 million bf due to production curtailments

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

423 million m3 of wood harvested from worldwide FSC certified forests

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Rising wood pellet prices in Austria

In November, the end-user price for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Austria increased slightly compared to October.   [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in October

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Rougier to sell Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French Malvaux Group

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]