Forestry

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2017 13:33

Myanmar closer to FLEGT-VPA

The Myanmar government has recently taken another step to join a EU-led agreement to combat illegal logging and forest management... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 18, 2017 10:07

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in August

Roundwood prices in Finland went up during August 2017, as compared to the same period last year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 17, 2017 11:30

FSC and global companies unveil the Vancouver Declaration

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) last week launched an ambitious new initiative to increase the use of materials from responsibly managed forests.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 17, 2017 09:42

Sweden: Notified area of final felling increased in September

Notified area of final felling slightly increased in September in Northern Sweden for the first time this year. While in Southern Sweden notified area of final felling increased at a faster pace... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 16, 2017 15:09

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 40, 2017

The recent surge in demand for framing lumber gave way to a modestly slower sales pace. Even so, many dry framing prices continued to climb, although in smaller increments.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 16, 2017 14:35

Indonesia: SVLK implementation needs to take account of realities faced by small craftsmen

Furniture makers in Jepara, Central Java recently met to discuss the constraints faced by small and medium enterprises in implementing the SVLK timber legality verification system... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 16, 2017 14:10

Peru: Traceability as a tool to raise competitiveness and improve image of timber industry

A recent workshop on ‘Traceability as a Tool for Management and Responsible Timber Trade’, organised by Serfor attracted experts and entrepreneurs from six countries... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 13, 2017 14:22

Weyerhaeuser to sell 100,000 acres of timberlands

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell 100,000 acres of Southern Timberlands to Twin Creeks for $202.5 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 13, 2017 10:02

Maria Baldin has been appointed the new Director of Communications and Sustainability at Södra

Maria Baldin has been appointed the new Director of Communications and Sustainability at Södra. She will assume her position on 1 January 2018 and will be a member of Group Senior Management, reporting to President and CEO Lars Idermark... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 13, 2017 08:38

Komatsu Forest to join forces with McHale Plant Sales Ltd in Ireland

During the fall, Komatsu Forest will commence a cooperation with Komatsu construction machinery distributor, McHale Plant Sales Ltd... [more...]

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