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Dieffenbacher to deliver first CPS+ press to China

For the fourth time in four years, Chinese straw-based particleboard specialist Wanhua Ecoboard has ordered a straw-based particleboard plant from Dieffenbacher... [more...]

Boise Cascade to curtail production in Elgin, Oregon

Boise Cascade Company announced the curtailment of its lumber operation in Elgin, Oregon. The 60-day notice includes the sawmill, planer and shipping department; the powerhouse and log utilization center will remain operational.... [more...]

Canadian lumber production drops sharply in February

Lumber production in Canada fell 9.2% from January to 5 293.0 thousand cubic metres of lumber in February... [more...]

Brazil: Cooperation agreement with Chinese in order to improve wood products exports

The Brazilian Association of Mechanically Processed Wood Industry (ABIMCI), comprising manufacturers of wood products such as plywood, sawnwood, frames, doors... [more...]

China and Central and Eastern European countries to cooperate on forestry

China, together with the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, have decided to invest even more in their cooperation regarding the prevention of negative effects from climate change... [more...]

Russia: lumber export value almost 18% up in Q1 2018

In January-March 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms... [more...]

China and Central and Eastern European countries to cooperate on forestry

China, together with the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, have decided to invest even more in their cooperation regarding the prevention of negative effects from climate change... [more...]

The International Softwood Conference coming up in October, in Riga

The 66th International Softwood Conference will be held on 10-12 October 2018 in the largest city in the Baltics – Riga, Latvia... [more...]

High order intake for Homag in Q1/2018

In the first quarter of 2018, the Homag Group further increased its level of incoming orders, after a very good quarter in the previous year.... [more...]

Washington State to increase construction with’ mass timber’

Washington State passed legislation that directs the State Building Code Council to include rules about the use of mass timber in building construction... [more...]

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Montreal Wood Convention 2018: Canada seeking market opportunities in China

Montreal Wood Convention 2018: Canada seeking market opportunities in China

During the Montreal Wood Convention, which was held between 20-22 March 2018, there have been a lot of discussions on the wood industry opportunities worldwide. Particularly, one of the talks referred to Canada’s opportunities on the Chinese wood products market... [ more...]

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