Archives: July 2018

Ukraine forests destroyed by European sawmills, new report reveals

An investigation released by Earthsight revealed results of the organization’s two years work called Complicit in Corruption. According to [...]

Higher foreign demand to push Africa logs & sawnwood prices

Producers in West and Central Africa report that demand is very firm and while prices are stable, sentiment is for [...]

Netherlands boosts imports of wood products

    In the Netherlands, economic growth is at its highest point since 2008, consumer confidence is high [...]

New US tariffs on Chinese wood products include wood flooring

Wood flooring is included in a new list of 10 percent tariffs proposed for Chinese products by the Trump administration [...]

Rex Lumber starts construction of its sawmill in Alabama

Rex Lumber, headquartered in Graceville, Florida has initiated construction on it's greenfield sawmill in Troy, Alabama on Tuesday, July [...]

Latest trends of China’s timber market

1. China’s first high-rise wood framework building  A ceremony was held recently to launch the China [...]
July 18, 2018 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / China

Denmark expects rising trends in its timber industry

According to the Danish Timber Trade Federation, Denmark is enjoying 2% annual GDP growth and its construction sector is optimistic [...]

Valutec to enter USA market

Pleasant River Lumber of Maine, USA, is the first company in North America to invest in TC continuous kilns from [...]

China’s forestry output reaches record in 2017

The total output value of China's forestry industry exceeded 7.1 trillion yuan (1.1 trillion U.S. dollars [...]

New 120,000 t/yr wood pellet plant to be build in France

On 21 June Moret Industries signed a contract worth approximately €50 million to supply a reversible plant for white and [...]