• Forestry
  • August 18, 2022 13:34

UK timber imports on a downward trend

In the latest market statement from Timber Development UK (TDUK formerly Timber Trade Federation), the total volume of all timber imported into the UK in Q1 2022 was 2.5 million m3... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 18, 2022 11:34

Arauco's sales iIncrease 20.0% in 2Q-2022

Arauco, one of the world's largest wood-based panel manufacturers, reported that sales revenues reached USD 1,867.1 million during the second quarter of 2022 (2Q-2022), an increase of 20.0 percent compared to 2Q-2021 (USD 1,556.6 million).... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 15, 2022 16:05

49th CIFF Guangzhou 2022 reports success

The 49th CIFF Guangzhou was held in two phases between 17-20 Jul 2022 and 26-29 Jul at the Canton Fair Complex in Guangzhou Pazhou, Guangzhou, China, ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 15, 2022 10:26

LP reports drop in sales for Q2/2022

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. Net sales for the 2Q 2022 decreased year-over-year by $38 million (or 3%). ... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 12, 2022 15:39

Test method for elastic floors under the influence of heat

Elastic floor coverings with click connections can become deformed if they are partially exposed to heat from above, such as from solar radiation. None of the applicable normative... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 11, 2022 22:37

West Fraser eliminates shifts

West Fraser Timber has announced it is permanently curtailing approximately 170 million board feet of combined production at Fraser Lake and Williams Lake sawmills as well as... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 10, 2022 22:41

Keeping employees through company participation

Employees who have a stake in the company they work for through capital investments stay with it longer - even if they have good opportunities elsewhere and are generally willing to change... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 09, 2022 21:43

“Healing” wood for circular economy

In order to give waste wood a maybe even longer second life a research team at the University of British Columbia has invented a treatment to turn it into so called "healed wood". The process... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 08, 2022 17:56

Caution needed when importing birch plywood

Several birch plywood importers from the UK have reported an increase of offers from the far east in recent weeks, particularly China. Given that Birch forests are... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 08, 2022 17:26

EU legislation threatens to halve wood availability

According to the current study by the Thünen Institute “Assessment of Possible Production Leakage from Implementing the EU Biodiversity Strategy on Forest Product Markets”, the economy and environment... [more...]

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