Forestry

  • Forestry
  • November 24, 2017 13:40

US architects have limited knowledge on endangered wood species

Many US architects and designers have limited knowledge of endangered and threatened wood species and often do not know which alternative species or materials to use... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 24, 2017 10:35

Shortage of logs in US Pacific Northwest due to long fire season

Sawmills and pulpmills in the US Northwest have been struggling to build log inventories for the winter season because of the unusually long fire season this year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 24, 2017 10:35

Soaring pressure for UK importers to purchase only certified material

The pressure on UK importers to purchase only certified material is mounting. Many of the UK’s largest timber distributors are signatories to the WWF Forest Campaign which commits them to sourcing 100% certified material by no later than 2020... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 23, 2017 12:08

China: Overview of first half softwood and hardwood logs imports

In the first half of 2017 China’s softwood log imports were 17.51 million cubic metres. The main imported softwood log species in the first half of 2017 were radiata pine... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 23, 2017 11:52

Idaho Forest Group to acquire Tricon Timber mill

Idaho Forest Group has announced an agreement to acquire Tricon Timber’s Stud Mill in St Regis Montana. The transaction is expected to close by December 1, 2017. According to Erol Deren, Idaho Forest Group V.P. of Sales & Marketing, “The St Regis sawmill acquisition supports ...... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • November 22, 2017 10:47

Take part in the Montréal Wood Convention 2018!

The Montréal Wood Convention 2018 will be held from March 20 to 22 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montréal, Canada... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 21, 2017 15:14

ECJ gives final notice to Poland to comply with ruling over logging issues in the Białowieża Forest

EU's most important court has warned Poland that if the country doesn't immediately cease its active forest management operations in the Białowieża Forest, it will face penalties of at least €100,000 per day... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 21, 2017 13:35

The 2017 edition of the International Hardwood Conference shows the latest trends of the hardwood market

Venice hosted the most important hardwood lumber conference in the world, on the 16th of November. More than 150 people from the industry participated and discussed about the production, trade and market trends of hardwoods... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 21, 2017 07:42

Sweden: Notified area of final felling increased by 30%

Sweden's total notified area of final felling rose by 30%, or 7,483 hectares in October compared with the corresponding month last year... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • November 20, 2017 14:27

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 44, 2017

Framing lumber prices and sales in the US quietened last week after a period during which traders cited seasonal factors and tight supplies, along with a record run in prices... [more...]

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