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Fallen tree planted by George Washington gets solemn honors before facing the sawmill

24, Jul 2020

Requiem for the 240-year-old Mount Vernon tree features cannon fire and scripture.

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The Dutch have decided: Burning biomass is not sustainable

23, Jul 2020

The Netherlands should phase out the use of biomass for generating electricity as soon as possible, the advisory board of the Dutch government said in a report presented earlier this month.

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Russia’s sawn timber and logs exports fall sharply in Jan.-May. 2020

17, Jul 2020

During January-May 2020 Russia’s export of sawn timber made 7.3 mn tons, down 9.8% year-on-year. According to the RF Federal Customs Service’s statistics, in terms of value, sawn timber export was down 9.1% making $1.7 bn.

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Wood Fiber Costs Declined for both Softwood and Hardwood Pulp Producers in 2019 and early 2020

25, Jun 2020

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the 1Q/20.

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Wood Fiber Costs Declined for both Softwood and Hardwood Pulp Producers in 2019 and early 2020

25, Jun 2020

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the 1Q/20. The biggest declines (in US dollar terms) were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where hardwood pulplog prices were down between 5 and 10 percent from the 4Q/19.

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UK tropical wood trade succumbs to pandemic impact

22, Jun 2020

The value of UK imports of tropical wood products was US$360 million in the first four months of 2020, 19% less than the same period last year.

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Reducing moisture content in timber to save millions

18, Jun 2020

Growers could save millions of dollars by furthering knowledge as to how timber dries while being stored, thanks to an FWPA-managed research project.

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Stora Enso and Latvijas Finieris develop lignin-based resin for plywood

17, Jun 2020

Latvijas Finieris, a global leading developer, producer and supplier of birch plywood products, has together with Stora Enso taken the next steps towards replacing phenol – in resins used in plywood – with lignin.

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Challenges, but some cautious optimism in UK hardwood market

16, Jun 2020

Insights into the status of the UK sawn hardwood market came from a webinar organised by the London Hardwood Club in early June, featuring speakers from the UK tropical import sector alongside American and European hardwood producers.

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The Coronavirus Has Not Stopped the Global Trade of Forest Products

27, May 2020

The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months.

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