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EU should stop illegal logging by stepping up enforcement of Timber Regulation

17, Mar 2018

The EU Timber Regulation is one of the key ways the EU can help stop illegal logging and deforestation. Now, it is the responsibility of the EU and timber companies to make sure it really works...

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Where does your timber come from? Genetic analysis may soon tell you

17, Mar 2018

Illegal trade in tropical timber costs countries billions of dollars in revenue each year and threatens regional and national biodiversity. Researchers tested the potential of two genetic analysis techniques...

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Meet AutoSaw

13, Mar 2018

In an effort to minimize injury and let carpenters focus on design and other bigger-picture tasks, a team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has created AutoSaw...

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Springer Group acquires FinScan

13, Mar 2018

International technology supplier Springer Group has acquired a majority stake in Finnish company FinScan. FinScan is a specialist in scanners and software for automated optimization of lumber in sawmills...

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Rethinking safety: What does a sawmill safety culture mean to you?

27, Feb 2018

How many times you have heard the phrase “safety first” or “everything starts with safety”? I’m pretty sure that we have all heard some variation of these phrases at one point or another.

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Cambodia, Laos losing the last of their trees

27, Feb 2018

Despite official pledges to halt the trade, smugglers in Cambodia and Laos are finding ways to illegally ship timber to neighboring Vietnam. The precious hardwood is often used in furniture factories...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics confirms use of rainforest timber in stadium build

27, Feb 2018

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee has confirmed that 87% of the plywood panels used to build its new national stadium come from southeast Asian rainforests. But the timber cannot be traced back...

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Legal Timber Trade On Agenda

27, Feb 2018

The APEC Experts Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade (EGILAT) is formulating a multi-year plan to combat illegal logging while promoting the legal trade of timber and its products within the region.

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IKEA Buys Huge Forest In Alabama For Ethically Sourced Timber

27, Feb 2018

IKEA, a company famous for its affordable furniture, has recently focused on becoming more environmentally sustainable. Since the company primarily produces home goods and furniture, it tends to consume...

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Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL): Does -28.92% Earnings Drop In A Year Reflect The Long-Term Trend?

27, Feb 2018

Examining how Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) is performing as a company requires looking at more than just a years’ earnings. Below, I will run you through a simple sense check to build perspective...

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