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14, Nov 2018 -

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New showcase building launched in Melbourne

08, Nov 2018

A showcase midrise timber building launched this week will benefit Australia’s construction and forestry industries by demonstrating the extraordinary capacity of timber as a sustainable, renewable and versatile...

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China-U.S. trade dispute sparks uncertainty

30, Oct 2018

The market uncertainty being caused by the China-U.S. trade dispute is now one of the most important topics to watch, even amid myriad changing developments and issues that continue to impact market dynamics...

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The robots are coming - to wood manufacturing

30, Oct 2018

Advanced Automation was a key component of the just completed WoodTECH 2018 series run for local wood manufacturers. In fact, one presenter discussed in New Zealand a local wood producer that has just integrated...

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Wood harvests expanding in Eastern Russia

30, Oct 2018

Timber harvests in Russia were close to 190 million m3 in 2017, as estimated by WRI based on forest industry production, log usage and net exports of logs. The derived timber harvest was up approximately 6.2%

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Western Innovator: Going with mass timber

25, Oct 2018

Russ Vaagen, whose family has a 66-year-long history in Washington state’s timber industry, sees a future in mass timber. The former president of family-owned Vaagen Brothers Lumber has founded a new company...

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Undulating airport rides wave of timber construction

25, Oct 2018

Wooden construction is increasingly popular lately, and in the wake of innovative timber projects including towers, sports halls, and supertall skyscrapers, comes this recently-completed Philippine airport terminal.

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Mass timber: Thinking big about sustainable construction

25, Oct 2018

MIT class designs a prototype building to demonstrate that even huge buildings can be built primarily with wood. The construction and operation of all kinds of buildings uses vast amounts of energy...

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Exports of softwood lumber from Russia, Germany and the Nordic countries have increased

16, Oct 2018

Exports of softwood lumber from Russia, Germany and the Nordic countries have increased due to high demand for wood in Asia and Europe in early 2018, while Canadian exports fell to the lowest levels in five years.

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Shell boss says mass reforestation needed to limit temperature rises to 1.5C

16, Oct 2018

The boss of Shell has said a huge tree-planting project the size of the Amazon rainforest would be needed to meet a tougher global warming target, as he argued more renewable energy alone would not be enough.

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New Report Highlights China's Government Policies and Supply Chain

16, Oct 2018

Deep-dive study on the complex flow of logs and lumber within China reveals that considerable volumes are being ‘re-exported’ to other regions from the first port of entry. New Report Highlights Many Dynamics...

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