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ENplus certification for wood pellets launches its revision process

    The European Pellet Council (EPC), governing body of the ENplus® certification for wood pellets, has announced [...]
December 11, 2018 Latest Trends / Wood Energy / ...Europe

US softwood lumber prices rise at the end of November

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species at the end of November [...]

Wood pellets prices in Central Europe rising in November

Wood pellets prices of Austria, Germany and Switzerland (DACH region) were increasingly converging in November.    While [...]

UK to limit the use of CLT in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

No more log fumigation at Chinese Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

West Fraser to curtail production at 4 sawmills in BC

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend trade tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days [...]