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21, Oct 2018 -

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Exports of softwood lumber from Russia, Germany and the Nordic countries have increased

16, Oct 2018

Exports of softwood lumber from Russia, Germany and the Nordic countries have increased due to high demand for wood in Asia and Europe in early 2018, while Canadian exports fell to the lowest levels in five years.

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Shell boss says mass reforestation needed to limit temperature rises to 1.5C

16, Oct 2018

The boss of Shell has said a huge tree-planting project the size of the Amazon rainforest would be needed to meet a tougher global warming target, as he argued more renewable energy alone would not be enough.

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New Report Highlights China's Government Policies and Supply Chain

16, Oct 2018

Deep-dive study on the complex flow of logs and lumber within China reveals that considerable volumes are being ‘re-exported’ to other regions from the first port of entry. New Report Highlights Many Dynamics...

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Autolog introduces GEN3 log optimizer

12, Oct 2018

Autolog’s new Gen3 log optimizer features a scan density of 0.5-in. at 650 ft./min. Suitable for all types of optimized primary log breakdowns: log turner, log sorters, chipper canter, twin, quad, etc.

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5 mistakes everybody makes with timber decking

12, Oct 2018

Updating or repairing your deck can add value to your home and help you enjoy the outdoors more. However, if these updates aren’t done correctly, they can actually cause more problems than they solve.

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Global Forest Industry This Quarter

04, Oct 2018

Excerpts from the 2Q 2018 issue of the Wood Resource Quarterly. To subscribe to the full 56-page market report, please visit www.WoodPrices.com. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18.

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Precision forestry: a revolution in the woods

28, Sep 2018

This report by Harsh Choudhry and Glen O’Kelly for McKinsey & Company looks at which advanced technologies for forest management are most promising, and how forestry companies can start their digital transformation.

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NZ log export fallout from US trade disputes

28, Sep 2018

New Zealand's export log market took a hit from the trade dispute between the US and China as the declining value of the yuan crimps the buying power of the country's largest log market.

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Global MDF Market - Key Findings by IndexBox

25, Sep 2018

According to the report "World - MDF - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights", recently published by IndexBox, the global MDF market amounted to 99.6M cubic meters in 2017.

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Renewable diesel and bitumen from wood waste

24, Sep 2018

Turning sawmill scraps and sawdust into renewable diesel and bitumen sounds far-fetched, but could soon become a reality under a plan by Australian building and construction supplier Boral.

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