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Uniboard to renew its FSC certification

Uniboard, a North American producer of decorative composite wood panels, renewed its Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification... [more...]

Boise Cascade to acquire Lumberman’s Wholesale Distributors

Boise Cascade acquires Lumberman’s Wholesale Distributors in Tennessee, USA. The acquisition is expected to be complete in the coming weeks... [more...]

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR : Special Guests and Delegations to Assemble in Shanghai!

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR – the annual hub for Asia-Pacific and global flooring professionals is in its final preparations for the 20th Anniversary Edition. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, select industry delegations have been assembled to bring the best and brightest to Shanghai... [more...]

Stora Enso to issue new EUR 300 million bond

Stora Enso has successfully issued a new EUR 300 million bond under its EMTN (Euro Medium Term Note) programme. The bond matures in March 2028 and pays a fixed coupon of 2.5%... [more...]

India: Big plans to expand forest cover

At the opening of the Commonwealth Forestry Conference in Dehradun, Ajay Narayan Jha, from the Ministry of Environment and Forests... [more...]

Tolko announces joint venture to build sawmill in Louisiana

Tolko Industries has partnered with Louisiana-based Hunt Forest Products to build a state-of-the-art sawmill near Urania, La... [more...]

The EU Forest Strategy should support sustainable growth and biodiversity

At its meeting on Friday 9 March, the European Committee of the Regions’ Commission for Natural Resources (NAT) approved the draft opinion on the mid-term review of the EU Forest Strategy, drawn up by member of Lapinlahti municipal council Ossi Martikainen (FI/ALDE)... [more...]

Segezha Group's Board of Directors appointed a new President of the Group

Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) – one of the largest Russian vertically integrated timber holding companies – reports that on March 5, 2018, the Board of Directors of Segezha Group decided to appoint Shamolin Mikhail Valerievich to position of ... [more...]

The next Passive House Conference will take place for the first time in China

The next International Passive House Conference will take place in China. The 22nd Passive House Conference ended in Munich on Saturday evening and traditionally, Professor Wolfgang Feist announced the venue for the next conference... [more...]

Canadian housing starts trend stable in February

The trend in housing starts was 225,276 units in February 2018, compared to 224,572 units in January 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

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Global trade of softwood lumber reached a record-high in 2017

Global trade of softwood lumber reached a record-high in 2017 as demand for wood continued to increase in the US, China and Europe... [ more...]

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