14, Feb 2020
The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) has promised to address the serious problems regarding the growing illegal timber treatment industry by the end of the first quarter of 2020.
14, Feb 2020
Dolphin Bay has signed an agreement with our first customer in Kenya: Silverwood, a large operation that produces utility poles for the country’s electrification programmes. Based in Eldoret, the capital of the wood-treatment...
14, Feb 2020
Mpumalanga, and its capital Mbombela, is the centre of South Africa’s sawmilling and timber industry. When the cutting equipment supplier and blade sharpener Bremsaw was up for sale, First Cut saw this as an ideal opportunity
13, Feb 2020
The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI), which has been in steady decline for two years, fell 5.0% in the 2Q/19, reaching its lowest level since 2005 (in US dollars) in the 3Q/19. As the result of sharply reduced sawlog prices...
04, Feb 2020
Replacing cement and steel in urban construction by wood could avoid greenhouse gas emissions from cement and steel production and turn buildings into a carbon sink, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact...
31, Jan 2020
Softwood pulplog prices fell in the key markets of Europe in the fall of 2019. This price decline contributed to a two-year low of the Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) in the 3Q/19, according to the WRQ.
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