Sawmilling

  • Sawmilling
  • November 20, 2017 10:20

Fire at Pollmeier's mill in Aschaffenburg

On late Friday afternoon, 17th of November, a fire broke out from dust explosion at Pollmeier's sawmill in Aschaffenburg... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 20, 2017 10:10

China: First hint of slowing consumption

The economy in China is on track to meet targets set by government but many analysts have expressed concern over rising debt levels... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 17, 2017 13:31

Dutch company found sourcing illegal teak from Myanmar

A major Dutch company was found to having placed illegally sourced teak from Myanmar on the European market, as a recent investigation made by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) revealed... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 16, 2017 14:58

Södra completes investment in Långasjö sawmill

Södra’s investment of SEK 100 million in Långasjö has now been completed. As of November a new saw line will be in operation. Next year, production at the facility shall increase by almost 30 percent. The investment will increase the sawmill’s production capacity from ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 16, 2017 11:43

Sarawak to enforce mandatory certification for timber concessions

Sarawak's government has announced that it will be mandatory for all timber companies to obtain sustainable forest management (SFM) certification by 2022... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • November 16, 2017 11:11

UPM and the Government of Uruguay agree on investment for a new pulp mill

UPM and the Government of Uruguay have signed an investment agreement, which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill investment... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 16, 2017 10:42

Sweden: lower stock volumes of roundwood and chips

In the autumn, in Sweden roundwood and chips stock volumes are traditionally lower, and this year they were especially small. The total stock volume of coniferous saw logs, pulpwood and wood chips came up to ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 16, 2017 10:20

Peru: Regional forestry and wildlife monitoring board

In order to coordinate joint action a Regional Forestry and Wildlife Control and Surveillance Bureau (MRCVFFS) has been established in Ucayali. The new bureau brings together participation of the Regional Government and ten public institutions responsible for sector issues... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 16, 2017 09:51

Russia: sawn timber export value up by 22.72% in Jan-Sep '17

In the first nine months of 2017, Russia increased its sawn timber exports again, both in value and in volume terms , indicate the statistics... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 15, 2017 13:13

Dynamics of the Brazilian timber market discussed at meeting

During a recent joint-meeting of the Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI) and the Paraná State Federation System of Industries (FIEP) timber industry entrepreneurs discussed the dynamics of the Brazilian timber sector... [more...]

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