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Fordaq | 10 years 2 months ago

Many domestic wood processing mills in coastal areas in eastern Japan suffered extensive damage caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. It is estimated that a capacity of 60,000 cu.m of plywood per month has been lost.

Edmonton Journal | 10 years 3 months ago

EDMONTON - Canada’s forestry industry has been under the gun this decade, facing devastating beetle damage, softwood-lumber tariff battles with the U.S. and attention from environmental groups over logging practices and pollution. In Alberta, mills have to compete with the higher wages paid by...

RUNA | 10 years 3 months ago

Presently the plant is conducting the works prior the installation of major equipment - a new head box that will allow for control and adjustment of the cross profile (cross-section) of 1 sq.m. paper web. The equipment will be delivered by PMT, an Italian company; JSC Volga has already entered...

RUNA | 10 years 3 months ago

The Finnish company Stora Enso Oyj will decide upon the construction of Pulp-and-Paper-Mill (PPM) in the Nizhny Novgorod Region by the end of 2011, announced Valery Shantsev, the Governor of the region.

HelenA IR | 10 years 3 months ago

While he was touring England, a friend of mine visited a famous university with a dining hall that was built in the late Middle Ages. Peeking into the building, he observed workmen hoisting an enormous wooden beam toward the high, vaulted ceiling.

International Forest Industries | 10 years 3 months ago

Three storeys, nine apartment units, 8,352 sq. feet and in just 60 hours. Green Home Canada was built at the Beijing International Convention Centre between 24 March 24 and the evening of 27 March to demonstrate the speed, ease and environmental benefits of modular wood construction at the...

International Forest Industries | 10 years 3 months ago

Tembec, an integrated forest products company with operations in Canada and France, has announced plans to build a C$8.4-million pilot plant to develop stronger and more durable structural material made from pulp and modified phenolic resin. The federal and Quebec governments are each...

CIFOR | 10 years 3 months ago

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (23 April, 2011)_The trade in illegally harvested timber provides a living for more than 45,000 people, a major source of income for corrupt officials and not a cent for the state. Follow this 5-part series as I explore Cameroon’s hidden harvest. I have used pseudonyms to...

CIFOR | 10 years 3 months ago

AOUNDE, Cameroon (18 April, 2011)_The trade in illegally harvested timber provides a living for more than 45,000 people, a major source of income for corrupt officials and not a cent for the state. Follow this 5-part series as I explore Cameroon’s hidden harvest. I have used pseudonyms to...

Forest Talk | 10 years 3 months ago

Forestry workers in British Columbia‘s southern interior are ready to strike. Last week the United Steelworkers union filed their required 72 hours notice of strike action against the member companies of the Interior Forest Labor Relations Association (including, Tolko, Tembec, Weyerhaeuser-...

PaperIndex Times | 10 years 3 months ago

Helsinki, Finland, Apr 20, 2011 - Stora Enso initiated a change process called Rethink in spring 2010 and communicated the process internally in November 2010. Today Rethink is launched externally. The most visible sign of the change externally is Stora Enso’s new corporate identity.

RISI | 10 years 3 months ago

BRUSSELS, April 18, 2011 (RISI) - Raw material supply security is always a major concern for pulp and paper companies. It is one of the driving forces of the industry and a company's raw material procurement plan can often make the difference between success and failure.

PragCAP | 10 years 3 months ago

Did you completely miss the utter collapse in lumber futures in recent weeks?  I certainly did.  In just the last 3 weeks lumber futures have fallen 25%.  The Wall Street Journal says the decline has been due to a number of factors including fears of slowing Asian demand, weak US housing markets...

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