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24, May 2018 -

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Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the highest wood fiber costs in the world

21, May 2018

The wood fiber costs for European hardwood pulp producers started to move upward in late 2017 after having trended downward for over six years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

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Softwood lumber exports into US soar

16, May 2018

The streak of record-high U.S. lumber prices caused offshore softwood lumber exports to the U.S. to expand rapidly in 2017 versus 2016 reports Russ Taylor, Managing Director of FEA Holdings – Canada Inc.

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JoeScan brings creative infusion to 3D sawmill scanning

15, May 2018

JoeScan, Inc., a market leader in 3D laser scanning technology for the sawmill industry, has announced the hiring of two new employees.Brad Michael has taken over for outgoing marketing manager Christy Green...

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System to strengthen building structures

09, May 2018

By mixing biochar from saw dust with cement, concrete constructions can be made 20 percent stronger and 50 percent more watertight. A research team led by Associate Professor Kua Harn Wei has developed...

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Log measurement technologies forefront of June series

09, May 2018

A key focus for this year’s WoodFlow 2018 event running in June is log measurement, scaling and tracking. It’s being a major issue for the forestry industry for a number of years. Technologies being trialed over the years...

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US Demand for Softwood Lumber is Forecasted to Increase in the Next 15 years

08, May 2018

A new study forecasts that softwood lumber consumption in the US will reach all-time highs by 2030. As a consequence, there are likely to be increased investments in production capacity in the US.

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Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the highest wood fiber costs in the world

06, May 2018

The wood fiber costs for European hardwood pulp producers started to move upward in late 2017 after having trended downward for over six years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

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The Global Sawlog Price Index has increased by 9.8% during 2017

02, May 2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased substantially, driven by strengthening lumber markets in both the US and Europe, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The Euro-based ESPI sawlog price index fell...

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Softwood chip prices up 21% in February

18, Apr 2018

Australia’s woodchip exports totalled 580,785 bone dry metric tonnes (bdmt) in February 2018, with hardwood chips at 494,345 (bdmt). Softwood chips continued their recent strength, totalling 86,440 bdmt.

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New tech can automatically identify & separate wood species

16, Apr 2018

Canadian forestry research non-profit FPInnovations has shown that it is possible to automatically separate softwood lumber species with a high rate of success, boosting productivity at a dry kiln.

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