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Australia the next target market for Indonesia

The Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, has pointed out that as Indonesian wood products come with proof of legality through the domestic legality verification scheme (SVLK) the competitiveness of Indonesian wood products has been enhanced... [more...]

Egger reports higher turnover for its half financial year 2017/2018

Egger Group concluded the first half-year of its financial year 2017/2018 with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.32 billion (+11.1% compared to the previous year)... [more...]

Stora Enso to upgrade its paper mill in Poland

Stora Enso invests into a new shredder and a metal separator at its mill in Ostrołęka, Poland... [more...]

Lenzing re-appoints the company’s CEO

Lenzing re-appointed Stefan Doboczky as the company’s CEO. According to the announcement, the new contract of Mr. Doboczky begins after the expiration of his existing contract on June 1, 2018... [more...]

Välinge to acquire a new factory from Pervanovo Invest in Croatia

Välinge has acquired a new state-of-the-art factory from its mother company Pervanovo Invest. With the new acquisition, Välinge will have an installed press capacity of 7 million m2 at the facility in Viken, Sweden... [more...]

Western US sawmills produce 3% more lumber in Jan.-Oct. 2017

Western U.S. sawmills produced 11.853 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2017, a gain of 3.0% from the 11.513 bbf produced in the same period a year earlier... [more...]

Brazil: Forestry sector exports recovering

Between January and October last year Brazil’s pulp exports grew by almost 3% year on year reaching about 16 million tonnes.... [more...]

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 01, 2018

Despite severe wintry weather that disrupted markets across much of the continent, framing lumber prices opened the year with a firm to stronger tone... [more...]

Södra increased timber exports to the US

Södra’s exports of sawn timber to the US have risen over the past four years and a further 25-percent increase is expected in 2018... [more...]

The Czech Forest Certification System achieved PEFC re-endorsement

The Czech Forest Certification System has successfully achieved PEFC re-endorsement... [more...]

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IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

IHC Venice 2017: Globalisation, branding and building for the future

On 15 and 16 November 2017 the International Hardwood Conference took place in Venice. Several speakers pointed out recent achievements of the hardwood industry as well as their threats and challenges as there are ...... [ more...]

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