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20, Nov 2017 -

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Southwood Fibre's woodchip export proposal 'missing link' for Tasmania's southern forests

17, Nov 2017

A proposed $42 million export facility for woodchips in southern Tasmania is the missing link in the rebuilding of the sector, the forest industry has said. Southwood Fibre has lodged a development application with the Huon Valley...

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How mass timber could transform our cities (really)

16, Nov 2017

At the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, a curious structure sat on the grass near the international pavilion in the Giardini. It was an engineered timber version of Le Corbusier’s Maison Dom-Ino...

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The rise of eco-friendly wooden skyscrapers

16, Nov 2017

Wooden structures that don't use any concrete or steel are popping up all over the world, says CityLab contributor Amanda Kolson Hurley. For a long time the country moved away from building...

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Value of Brazil's pine sawn-wood exports up 19%

14, Nov 2017

In September 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25.0% in value compared to September 2016, from US$201.2 million to US$251.5 million. Pine sawn-wood exports...

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Record prices seen in US lumber market

14, Nov 2017

The U.S. market has been red-hot in 2017 on a combination of supply, demand, trade and climate factors that have combined to create a “one-of-a-kind” year. And it isn’t over yet! We have been predicting a timber supply crunch...

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Final softwood lumber duties set for Canada

14, Nov 2017

The U.S. Commerce Department last week set the final countervailing and anti-dumping duties against Canadian softwood lumber exports. Canadian companies exporting lumber to the U.S...

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Record log harvest for Australian forestry industry

14, Nov 2017

Record log harvest for Australian forestry industry Australia’s forest product industries had a record log harvest in 2016-17, increasing in both value and volume, according to statistics and forecasts...

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Timberland Is Poised for Resurgence

13, Nov 2017

Returns from U.S. timberland investments have been depressed since the housing market collapse. A decade later, the asset class may finally be poised for a comeback.

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Six Asian countries regulating timber imports

13, Nov 2017

In the past 12 months, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia have all taken steps to develop import regulations designed to keep illegally logged timber out of their markets.

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Australia may water down illegal timber

13, Nov 2017

A 2017 study by the Global Financial Integrity ranked illegal logging as the third largest global crime in value, after counterfeiting and drug trafficking.

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