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14, Nov 2018 -

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Autolog introduces GEN3 log optimizer

12, Oct 2018

Autolog’s new Gen3 log optimizer features a scan density of 0.5-in. at 650 ft./min. Suitable for all types of optimized primary log breakdowns: log turner, log sorters, chipper canter, twin, quad, etc.

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5 mistakes everybody makes with timber decking

12, Oct 2018

Updating or repairing your deck can add value to your home and help you enjoy the outdoors more. However, if these updates aren’t done correctly, they can actually cause more problems than they solve.

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Global Forest Industry This Quarter

04, Oct 2018

Excerpts from the 2Q 2018 issue of the Wood Resource Quarterly. To subscribe to the full 56-page market report, please visit www.WoodPrices.com. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18.

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Precision forestry: a revolution in the woods

28, Sep 2018

This report by Harsh Choudhry and Glen O’Kelly for McKinsey & Company looks at which advanced technologies for forest management are most promising, and how forestry companies can start their digital transformation.

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NZ log export fallout from US trade disputes

28, Sep 2018

New Zealand's export log market took a hit from the trade dispute between the US and China as the declining value of the yuan crimps the buying power of the country's largest log market.

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Global MDF Market - Key Findings by IndexBox

25, Sep 2018

According to the report "World - MDF - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights", recently published by IndexBox, the global MDF market amounted to 99.6M cubic meters in 2017.

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Renewable diesel and bitumen from wood waste

24, Sep 2018

Turning sawmill scraps and sawdust into renewable diesel and bitumen sounds far-fetched, but could soon become a reality under a plan by Australian building and construction supplier Boral.

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Making artificial wood on the large scale

24, Sep 2018

Researchers in China have developed a new way to make life-like artificial wood on a large scale from a polymer called resol, which is very similar to lignin (the compound found in natural wood).

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Oregon just became the first state to legalize mass timber high-rises

24, Sep 2018

A growing number of North American architects and developers are supporting mass timber construction. Tall timber can sequester carbon, it's more resistant to fire than concrete, and it's often cheaper...

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Mass timber movement aims high

21, Sep 2018

Mass timber, made from lumber and plywood, is engineered to construct large buildings. It is catching on in the U.S., and Oregon wants to lead the movement. Mass timber is cross-laminated timber — called CLT.

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