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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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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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