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  • Finnish Forest Industry Highlights Of January-June 2013

    Published On : September 3, 2013

    Finnish forest industry production was slightly higher than in the previous year during the first half of 2013. The market situation continued to be extremely challenging because of the economic downturn.   “The forest industry cannot cope with the constant …

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  • 2013 First- Half Revenues Of Rougier

    Published On : September 3, 2013

    Rougier generated €65.3 million in revenues during the first half of 2013, down 11.4% year-on-year. In a persistently difficult economic environment, and following a slowdown in the first quarter of 2013, the second quarter saw trends improve, with €34.6 million …

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  • New VP of Certification at EcoPlanet Bamboo

    Published On : September 2, 2013

    EcoPlanet Bamboo has appointed a new Vice President of Certification Jonathan Sullivan.   EcoPlanet Bamboo’s commitment to continue to lead the field has been cemented through the hiring of Jonathan Sullivan (MF) as a dedicated Vice President of Certification. Jonathan …

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  • New Members At SCA Resulting Expansion Of The Firm

    Published On : September 2, 2013

    SCA Timber Supply Ltd has announced its new members in the senior posts as a result of expansion of the company.   Neil Jones has joined SCA Timber Supply as Operations Director, bringing with him expertise from senior operational roles …

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  • Alberta Forest Products Association Member Generate $661 Million In 2nd Quarter Of 2013

    Published On : August 31, 2013

    Values of lumber, pulp and paper, and panelboard manufactured by Alberta Forest Products Association member companies totalled approximately $661 million for the 2nd quarter of 2013. The value of production was up $79 million (14%) from the same period last …

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  • Akzonobel To Phase Out Chemicals Production At Netherlands

    Published On : August 31, 2013

    AkzoNobel plans to phase out the production of organic peroxides at its site in Deventer, the Netherlands by the end of 2016. Under the plans, the production activities currently carried out in Deventer will be moved to other existing production …

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  • Formica Group In Collaboration With UP Projects

    Published On : August 31, 2013

    Formica Group 100th Anniversary Laminate Collection has been specified by the award-winning Duggan Morris Architects for an interior fit out of a former work barge, which has been into the Floating Cinema Extra-Ordinary customised vessel. Formica Group collaborates with UP …

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  • Dirigo Timberlands Awarded With Verso Forest Certification Grant

    Published On : August 31, 2013

    Verso Paper Corp. has selected Dirigo Timberlands to receive a Verso Forest Certification Grant. Dirigo is a forest management company that provides forest management planning, road construction and timber harvesting services to a range of forest ownerships throughout the state …

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  • Komatsu Forest Sweden Appoints A New Sales Manager

    Published On : August 30, 2013

    In connection with the merger of Komatsu Forest Sweden (KFS HB), the Swedish sales and service organization and Komatsu Forest AB (KF AB), headquarters and manufacturing unit of Komatsu forest machines there is a strengthening of the marketing and sales …

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  • RusForest Releases Second Quarter 2013 Interim Report

    Published On : August 30, 2013

    RusForest AB released its second quarter 2013 interim report.   Second Quarter Highlights •    Sawlogs: Harvested 86,287 cubic meters of sawlogs (2012: 101,057 cubic meters) during the three months ended June 30, 2013. •    Sawnwood: Produced 55,670 cubic meters of …

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  • Bauwerk Boen Group Shuts Down Mölln Production Facility

    Published On : August 30, 2013

    In June 2013 Bauwerk Boen AG announced to integrate their production site in Salzburg with the state-of-the-art facility in Kietaviskes, Lithuania. The Group has now decided to close their production plant in Mölln (Northern Germany) and relocate production to Lithuania. …

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  • Confor In Compliance With European Union Timber Regulation

    Published On : August 30, 2013

    The Forestry Commission and Natural Resources Wales will begin issuing a new document to British timber growers to demonstrate that they are complying with the new European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR).   The EUTR is designed to ensure that only …

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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association Updates Specification for Vertical Loading Resistance of Side-Hinged Doors

    Published On : August 29, 2013

    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released AAMA 925-13, Specification for Determining the Vertical Loading Resistance of Side-Hinged Door Systems, which determines the ability of a side-hinged door system to remain operable following the application of a …

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  • Arpa Presents Fenix Ntm At Architect @ Work France

    Published On : August 29, 2013

    Arpa Industriale will present its 2013 novelty – FENIX NTM – at the forthcoming edition of Architect At Work France. A@W is an exclusive event targeted at architects, interior designers and specifiers of the building sector. It is just devoted …

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  • Webchance 2013 Held Successfully

    Published On : August 29, 2013

    Webchance 2013 gets off to a successful start 2,000 trade visitors explore range of multi-channel solutions for the retail sector.   Held from August 24-25, 2013, the new Webchance trade fair in Frankfurt gave retailers valuable tips on effective online …

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  • Komatsu Forest To Supply Forestry Machines In Brazil

    Published On : August 29, 2013

    Komatsu Forest now acquires the rights to supply forestry machines, to all Suzano paper company in Brazil. All forestry machine manufacturers participated in the process. Komatsu machines will work at São Paulo, Bahia and Maranhão states.   Whole package is …

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  • James Donaldson Timber End of Year Results Announced

    Published On : August 29, 2013

    James Donaldson & Sons Ltd has announced its end of year results. Turnover for the year to March 2013 remained static at £105m but an improvement in margin and efficiency gains helped increase profit before tax by 8.4 percent to …

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  • DLH Reported High Turnover In 1H 2013

    Published On : August 28, 2013

    In the first half year, DLH continued to experience difficult European market conditions. A significantly lower level of activity in the Group’s European main markets means that turnover for the first six months of the year totals DKK 1,135 million …

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  • UNESCO World Heritage Verla Mill Museum To Be Protected From Water

    Published On : August 28, 2013

    UPM and KSS Energia will build a protective wall into the incoming water canal at Verla hydropower plant to protect Verla Mill Museum from leaks and flooding. Inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list in 1996, Verla groundwood and board …

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  • Stewart Holm Is The New Chief Scientist At American Forest & Paper Association

    Published On : August 28, 2013

    The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has selected Stewart Holm as chief scientist.  Stewart Holm will be responsible for managing AF&PA’s scientific research and identifying research opportunities across the forest products industry.   “We are excited to have Stewart …

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