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Local News

BLM Group: turning your tube-bending and end-forming into a production pipeline
10, Oct 2019

Conventional production-line steel processing dictates that one part is made at a time. Parts are processed sequentially and eventually become part of a larger whole. However, it has been shown that this system...

Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) prepares to enter dormancy
07, Oct 2019

Established more than 45 years ago to help formalise and advance the timber roof construction industry and protect its consumers, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa's...

Timber for schools
03, Oct 2019

We are living in the era of climate change – we see it and, what’s more, we feel it every day. Children learn about it in schools, even in kindergarten. They are taught what people seem to forget: How to coexist with nature.

International News

Wood fiber costs for US pellet manufacturers fell in the 2Q/19
15, Oct 2019
Many pellet manufacturers in North America have had to increase the usage of logs for their feedstock in 2019 because of reduced availability of lower-cost sawmill residues. This has resulted in higher total wood fiber costs.

WRI’s global and European sawlog price indices have both fallen over the past two years
08, Oct 2019

Wood raw-material costs for many lumber producers in Europe and North America have fallen over the past year both because of increased timber harvests and reduced log demand, particularly in North America and Asia.

The Global Forest Industry in the 2Q/2019
19, Sep 2019
The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) declined for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year low. Log prices were down on all continents, with the biggest declines occurring in Europe.

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