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Local News

SPONSORED: Adding value to Rwanda’s timber
18, Apr 2018

Though Nyungwe buffer zone concession was awarded to the New Forest Company (NFC) in 2011, the saw milling operations stated in February 2016 with an annual output capacity of 13, 000m3.

Consumers urged to empower themselves before tackling construction projects
18, Apr 2018

A recent segment on South Africa’s institutional Sunday evening investigative television show, Carte Blanche, shed light on the financial and emotional devastation left in the wake of shoddy – and, by all accounts, illegal.

Mozambique issues new rules for exploration and export of timber
16, Apr 2018

The Mozambican government has issued new rules for the exploration and export of six species of wood in the country. People of Mozambique will not be allowed to export timber from three of the Mozambican...

International News

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.

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.

China's changing supply chain
10, Apr 2018

The log and lumber supply chain to China and Chinese wood markets overall are entering a whole new phase. This is especially evidenced by the dramatic reduction in China’s domestic timber harvest...

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