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  • Forestry
  • April 25, 2018 11:45

Vietnam now accounts for 6% of the global timber and wooden furniture market

Vietnam’s exports account just 6 percent of the global timber and wooden furniture market which is estimated at 120 billion USD, said a local official... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2018 13:06

Calls to expand intra-African trade

A new report by the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank has stressed the importance of forest governance in boosting intra-African trade of wood products... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2018 11:51

Canadian wood product industry applauds CP-TTP

Canada’s wood product industry predicts better access to key global export markets, especially in Asia... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 24, 2018 10:56

West Fraser's CEO plans to retire in 2019

West Fraser Timber announced Ted Seraphim’s plan to retire as CEO at the end of 2Q2019. Also, West Fraser announced the appointment of Ray Ferris,... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • April 24, 2018 10:05

Main topics to be highlighted at LIGNA 2019

The organizers of LIGNA, the world's leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, have announced the main topics to be highlighted at the next show, which runs from 27 to 31 May 2019: "Integrated Woodworking – Customized Solutions", "Smart Surface Technologies" and "Wood Industry Summit"... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 23, 2018 15:12

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Gains in seasonal demand helped producers regain command of the framing lumber market, and many prices moved higher. Green Douglas Fir was the major exception, as prices fell in chunks before mills saw any renewed interest from customers... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • April 23, 2018 14:25

Montreal Wood Convention 2018: Outlook for North American market for softwood lumber

The sixth annual Montreal Wood Convention took place at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in downtown Montreal on the 21st of March 2018 and it presented some of the outlooks for the Canadian wood industry sector. Among the factors that influence the industry, the labor shortage came to be the biggest concern for lumber yards nowadays... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 23, 2018 11:27

SibWoodExpo: Deutsche Messe joins forces with Siberian trade fair company

Deutsche Messe AG, represented by its Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, is partnering with Sibexpocentre OJSC, East Siberia's leading trade fair company, to co-organize Sibexpocentre's long-standing SibWoodExpo show. The first SibWoodExpo under the partnership will be held from ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2018 14:52

GTC German Timber Company GmbH with new ownership

Western Coast Enterprise Ltd (WCE), from Vancouver, BC, Canada, aquired GTC’s main shares end of March 2018. GTC sells European and American hardwood and softwood logs and lumber to customers in Middle and Far Eastern markets. WCE is manufacturing and trading ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 20, 2018 14:27

Bergs Timber agrees to acquire Norvik’s timber operations in Baltics and UK

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Bergs Timber’s main owner, Norvik, Norway, acquiring a number of companies within the Norvik Group with operations in Latvia, Estonia and the United Kingdom.... [more...]

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