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ForestInvestmentBlog | 9 years 11 months ago

Wood Energy features in the news from India and the United States.  An Indian power generation company has recently announced that negotiations are ongoing with “Green Energy Resources” with respect to a supply of more than 7 million tons of wood chips, valued at over $576 million over a 12-...

Vancouver Sun | 9 years 11 months ago

SHANGHAI — British Columbia has only a small slice of the growing Chinese lumber market because most forest companies are shipping lumber cut to North American — not Chinese — specifications.

NewWire | 9 years 11 months ago

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - Taiga Building Products Ltd. ("Taiga" or the "Company") The Board of Directors of Taiga announced today that they have appointed the next generation of Taiga's Executive Vice Presidents, effective January 1, 2010. Trent Balog will step into the role of Executive...

The Ecologist | 9 years 11 months ago

Former Paraguayan government minister makes plea for West to intervene in runaway illegal logging situation displaced from Brazil

International ForestIndustries | 9 years 11 months ago

  The worst is almost over for the North American softwood lumber market as improving demand in 2010 is expected to breathe some life back into a beaten up industry. (Source: International WOOD Markets Group)  While the coming winter will likely be a tough one, rising housing starts, lean...

9 years 12 months ago

The supply of logs from the country's industrial forest (HTI) is expected to rise by 36 percent to 18.5 million cubic meters next year with the issuance of more forest development licenses, a director at the forestry ministry said.

9 years 12 months ago

Japan- BC Forest Minister Pat Bell says he has signed a memo of understanding with a private Chinese company to look at the books of the Mackenzie and Kitimat Pulp mill.

9 years 12 months ago

  VANCOUVER, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - The wood culture in BC needs to protect its investment. That's the message from Wood WORKS! BC which is focusing this year's Wood Design Luncheon Conferences on durable wood exteriors. Expert speakers will provide valuable information on how to design and build with...

10 years 2 days ago

Shanghai’s approval of a new wood-frame building code is a major step forward in the growing demand for Canadian wood products in China, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and British Columbia’s Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

RISI | 10 years 2 days ago

New Delhi, Nov. 10, 2009 (RISI) - Although the growth in softwood log imports in India is impressive, at least 80% of India's log imports are hardwood. Teak logs are imported from Myanmar, various African countries, and Central and South America. According to ITTO data, prices for teak logs...

10 years 5 days ago

The Government of Canada is investing in new commercial opportunities for Canada’s forest sector to ensure a competitive future for the industry, creating jobs and stimulating the economy. Today, David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, announced $17.8...

10 years 1 week ago

Nov 3 2009  UPM plans significant restructuring of its plywood and timber operations in Finland. Almost 900 jobs will be cut, but this time not in UPM's pulp and paper operations.

10 years 1 week ago

Jartek Oy is one of the leading Finnish producers of sawmilling machinery, drying kilns, equipment for thermal modification of wood. The company has been operating in the Russian market since 1970-s. World crisis affected more or less all actors in the market. How would you characterize the...

10 years 1 week ago

SAPPI: Intended closure of Sappi Usutu Pulp Mill and restructuring of forestry business in the Kingdom of Swaziland in response to market conditions and forest fire damage.

10 years 2 weeks ago

UPM-Kymmene (Finland) and Sveza Group postponed realization of the project on construction of a large timber industrial complex in the Vologda region for 2 years. The research works to follow the schedule the decision on switch to the next stage of project worth 1.2 billion EUR is to be taken by...

10 years 3 weeks ago

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, Okt. 23, 2009 (Viewpoint) - North American coated paper markets have come a long way toward closing the gaping hole between supply and demand that opened up as a result of the collapse in magazines and catalogs. A gap of more than 2.0 million tons (annualized) opened up...

10 years 3 weeks ago

The new deputy minister of forestry in Ontario says the old days of the forestry industry are over and the leaders and the workers of that industry have to look for new directions and new ideas if the North is to profit from the vast quantities of wood fibre that remainin our forests. David...

10 years 3 weeks ago

  LONDON, Okt. 20, 2009 (RISI) - I have just returned from a very hectic week long tour of three of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Indonesia's facilities on the islands of Java and Sumatra, complete with helicopter overviews, and even an earthquake thrown in at the end to really keep us on our toes...

10 years 3 weeks ago

For the second time in a year, the U.S. pulp and paper industry has hijacked a multi-billion dollar federal program that was supposed to promote new biofuels. What's being called Son of Black Liquor dwarfs the original black-liquor loophole that created such a stir in Congress and among Canadian...

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