• Forestry
  • May 25, 2017 11:38

High rate of certified wood imports in the UK

The latest summary report of certification content in U.K. timber product imports was published by the TTF in April 2017. The analysis, based on data derived from TTF member companies for the year 2015, shows certified, sustainable material at a record high of over 90% of imports by TTF members... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2017 10:50

Ponsse improves net sales in Q1/2017

Ponsse’s consolidated net sales for the Q1/2017 amounted to Euro 129.9 million, which is 12.9% more than in the Q1/2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 24, 2017 05:30

Logset has made significant dealer agreements in the U.S.

Finnish forestry machine manufacturer Logset Oy has signed significant distribution agreement with U.S. based Fabick CAT and U.S. based Milton CAT to market Logset product... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 23, 2017 08:31

SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard recognized as a verification mechanism for PEFC CoC

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard is now recognized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) as a tool that meets PEFC requirements for the avoidance of controversial sources in the PEFC Chain of Custody standard... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 22, 2017 13:14

IKEA plans to source wood from India

IKEA plans to source bamboo and other sustainable indigenous wood species directly from India for its global operations. The Swedish furniture retailer also wants to expand its portfolio of such products... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 22, 2017 10:05

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 20, 2017

Buyers of framing lumber re-emerged after weeks on the sidelines. Producers of various species seeking trading levels over the past several weeks finally hit values that drew in reluctant customers. Western S-P-F and Southern Pine mills in particular were aggressive in lowering prices to entice sales, which picked up most noticeably on Wednesday. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 22, 2017 09:01

Ghana: Rosewood trade ban lifted

The ban on trade in rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) has been lifted as mechanisms are in place to regulate harvesting, processing and export according to the Forestry Commission (GFC).... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 19, 2017 08:19

Résultats vente ONF Lugos le 18.05.2017

Consultez les résultats de la vente ONF Lugos le 18.05.2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 19, 2017 07:11

Log prices in Estonia in February 2017

Almost all roundwood prices in Estonia were on a downward movement in February 2017. Only spruce logs and pine pulpwood saw a slight increase... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 19, 2017 06:02

Peru: More wood should be used for reconstruction in disaster areas

Since December last year Peru has been affected by adverse weather blamed on the El Niño effect. There has been very heavy rainfall, floods, landslides, hail and storms.... [more...]

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