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Local News

Wood-Mizer expands and introduces new equipment
19, Mar 2018

Wood-Mizer has acquired the Swedish company, MOReTENs AB, placing a full range of popular 4-sided planer/moulders, table saws, spindle moulders, and CNC routers into Wood-Mizer's globally available product range.

Zambia exports confiscated logs in controversial timber ban
17, Mar 2018

LUSAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zambian authorities have begun exporting timber confiscated from illegal loggers who continue to fell trees despite a nationwide ban to protect the country’s dwindling forests.

Global wood machining brands on show at WoodEX for Africa
13, Mar 2018

Preparations for WoodEX for Africa, the largest timber trade exhibition in Africa, are well under way. With less than 5 months to go, a number of well-respected global brands have committed to showcasing...

International News

Tanzania vows to reinforce fight against illegal timber trade
20, Mar 2018

The government of Tanzania has formed a task force aimed at reinforcing the implementation of the Zanzibar Declaration on Illegal Trade in Timber and Other Forest Products, an official said on Thursday.

Rotorua pegged for $20m cross-laminated timber factory
19, Mar 2018

A $20 million cross-laminated timber plant is set to be built in Rotorua by the country's biggest sawmill. Red Stag Wood Solutions will build the plant at its 95 hectare wood processing site...

Can mass timber help California build its way out of the housing crisis?
19, Mar 2018

If California’s gubernatorial candidates are to fulfill their ambituous goal of adding up to 3.5 million new housing units across the state over the next eight years, new efforts will need to be undertaken...

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