• Market Prices
  • January 15, 2018 10:31

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 02, 2018

Trading picked up notably in all framing lumber species, leaving some traders reaching for superlatives to describe the fast start to the year. Even as wintry weather kept a grip on consumption in some markets, orders flowed back to the mills at a steady to active pace... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2018 10:29

Another warehouse for Russian forestry products inaugurated in Port of Kiel, Germany

Another warehouse for Russian forestry products was inaugurated in the Ostuferhafen on Tuesday January 9th. The new Shed 12 was built within just six months and represents an investment of € 1.5 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2018 08:30

GTF/GIZ study points the way forward for private forest sector associations

The Peruvian forestry sector has suffered several setbacks stemming from the seizure of significant volumes of illegal timber in 2015 and 2016 which resulted in the main export markets closing their doors to Peruvian wood products... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2018 14:38

Klausner Lumber Two might open in April this year

Klausner Lumber Two will open around April 2018, as the company informed the Halifax County Board of Commissioners... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2018 08:18

India seeks exemption from the CITES Dalbergia requirements

India is a regular exporter of musical instruments and parts much of which is made from Indian rosewood and sissoo or northern Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia and Dalbergia sissoo)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 10, 2018 11:29

Millar Western acquires Spruceland Millworks

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has acquired all shares of Spruceland Millworks Inc. Millar Western, its manufacturing operations in Acheson, Alberta and its woodlands assets... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 10, 2018 08:59

Post event review of Mumbai Wood 2017

In a post event review of MumbaiWood, a leading trade show for the furniture sector, it has been reported that the event attracted more than 6,000 trade visitors, a significant increase on the 2015 show. ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 10, 2018 08:02

Indonesia: Plantation log prices set to rise

The Chairman of the Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Association, Soenoto, has spoken again on the log export issue questioning why the country should export logs rather than process and export finished goods... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 09, 2018 13:33

Danzer re-named Bradford Forest in the US to Danzer Lumber North America

Bradford Forest, a Danzer company based in Bradford, PA, USA, changed its name to Danzer Lumber North America, effective January 1, 2018... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 09, 2018 13:01

China is ready to plant 6.6 million ha of forests

China intends to increase its forest coverage to 23%, by 2020, the State Forestry Administration said. The Chinese Government plans to plant 6.6 million hectares of forest – an area the size of Ireland – in 2018... [more...]

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