• Sawmilling
  • July 27, 2017 11:31

Norbord resumes production at OSB mill in BC

Norbord announced that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia resumed production over the weekend after the evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 27, 2017 07:12

EPA withdraws formaldehyde emission rule for extended compliance dates

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn a rule that would have extended several dates for wood composite producers to comply ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 25, 2017 11:30

Egger announces plans for a Greenfield project in the USA

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place on 24.07.2017... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 25, 2017 10:41

India: Business leaders ask for more time to implement GST

On 1 July India replaced its numerous federal and state taxes with a single Goods and Services Tax (GST). This replaces more than a dozen central and state levies including factory-gate, excise duty, service tax and local sales tax and is India’s most daring tax reform in 70 years... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 24, 2017 10:58

Norbord suspends production at OSB mill in Canada due to wildfires

Norbord reported that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia had temporarily suspended production due to the wildfires burning nearby in the region... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 24, 2017 09:46

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 29, 2017

Framing lumber prices posted strong increases in most species for a second consecutive week, as concerns about supplies were unabated. A number of sawmills in the B.C. Interior remained down due to wildfires in the region... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 21, 2017 06:00

Xylexpo: Applications start coming in for the 2018 edition

A really positive mood is characterizing the initial stage of activities leading up to the next Xylexpo, the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry supplies, to be held in the Fieramilano-Rho fairgrounds from Tuesday 8 to Saturday 12 May 2018. Talks with exhibitors around the world ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 20, 2017 15:26

Valmet to deliver Defibrator system to Chiping County Senqiang MDF in China

Valmet will deliver an EVO-56 Defibrator system to Chiping County Senqiang MDF in China. This is a new fiberboard line and the Defibrator system will produce 30 tons per hour bd (bone dry) unresinated fiber. The start-up is scheduled for ...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 19, 2017 07:19

SVEZA became the largest plywood supplier for Schmitz Cargobull

According to the results of the first months of 2017, SVEZA has become the leading plywood manufacturer amongst the European suppliers of Schmitz Cargobull AG... [more...]

  • Panels
  • July 18, 2017 13:39

Indian plywood manufacturers have shut down units from July 14 over GST

All India Plywood Manufacturing Association has declared that all plywood units in Yamunanagar and Jagadhri would go on indefinite strike from July 14 on account of imposition of goods and service tax (GST) on the wood industry, as the Times Of India reports. Their main grouse is imposition of 28% GST on plywood ...... [more...]

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