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  • September 13, 2017 12:01

8th Congress of the sawmill industry of Southeast Europe

Due to the great response of the participants, the program of the 8th Congress will be held in the concert hall "I.B. Mazuranic"(Trg Stjepana Miletica 12) instead of the previously announced high school "Matija Antun Reljković". In the grand congress hall, representatives of the sawmill industry and forestry sector, major sectoral institutions, scientific and research community, and many others will gather in order to learn on current trends and key strategic, technological and commercial news in the area of ​​primary wood processing.... [more...]

  • September 18, 2017 09:35

Low stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden

Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs in Sweden is estimated at 2.1 million m³ in the second quarter of 2017. Compared with the same period last year this is a decline of 21 percent... [more...]

  • September 06, 2017 14:07

The global forest industry in Q2/2017

Global value and volumes of timber, pulpwood, softwood lumber and biomass products have increased during the 2nd quarter of 2017... [more...]

  • September 18, 2017 15:02

Myanmar: New teak plantation investment approved

According to a press release from the Myanmar Investment Commission a permit has been issued to UK based ... [more...]

  • September 19, 2017 10:07

Brazil: Economic importance of the planted forest industry

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry (IBA) 2017 report launched recently, in 2016 the Brazilian planted forest sector experienced a crisis stemming from the severe weakening of the national economy and forestry sector growth fell 3.3%... [more...]

  • September 15, 2017 07:15

Schweighofer Group sold its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH to Tower Brook Capital Partners

The Schweighofer Group, one of Europe’s leading timber processing companies, focuses on its core business of wood processing and sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH ... [more...]

  • September 15, 2017 06:24

Georgia-Pacific to invest $100 million in new Talladega lumber mill in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific announced a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot... [more...]

  • September 19, 2017 09:02

India: Housing starts crash in first half of year

Property consultant firm Knight Frank has reported that housing starts in India’s eight largest cities fell over 40% in the first half of 2017, the biggest drop in the last seven years... [more...]

  • September 13, 2017 07:55

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden... [more...]

  • September 13, 2017 07:02

India plans to become less dependent on wood imports

The Indian Prime Minister is pursuing an expansion of domestic industrial wood production with the aim of raising the income of farmers and of making the country less dependent on wood imports... [more...]

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