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Republic of Congo: New Forest Code promulgated


The law n° 33-2020 on the forest code was definitely adopted on 8 July 2020. This new law has been under discussion since 2018 and was still under debate in the National Assembly in April 2020. Over the past few years, there has been an emergence of concerns about forest management, climage change, illegal logging, conservation of …

Negative trend endures in Italian woodworking machinery industry


Woodworking technologies: orders index (2005=100, current prices) (Source: Acimall Studies office, 2020 July) According to a quarterly survey conducted by the Studies office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology companies – the April to June 2020 term brought no surprising news. The drop in …

Editor’s pickBiesse Group launches R&D lab to accelerate innovation


The Biesse Innovation Lab will integrate technological, business and organisational themes via a team focused on multi-functional development Biesse Group has announced the launch of the Biesse Innovation Lab, a major new project in the field of research and development (R&D) and innovation that will serve as an accelerator for new ideas …

Samiron Mondal and Stefan Wissing join top management at Siempelkamp Holding


Stefan Wissing and Samiron Mondal  Samiron Mondal and Stefan Wissing, two long-standing executives, will be complementing Siempelkamp Chief Executive Officer Dr.-Ing. Martin Stark and Chief Financial Officer Elisabeth Bienbeck in the ranks of the new top management. The new structure will be bringing strategic power, sound financial …

Editor’s pickEGGER Group reports stable results for FY2019/20 and optimistic outlook amid COVID-19 pandemic

EGGER Group, COVID-19 pandemic, Business Development, Financial Year

EGGER Group Management with Walter Schiegl, Thomas Leissing and Ulrich Bühler (from left) reports stable key figures despite the start of the crisis EGGER Group has reported that despite the closing of the financial year (FY) 2019/20 coming at a particularly challenging time, they celebtrate eleven successful months and thus an overall …

Editor’s pickSiempelkamp receives new order from Highland Pellets LLC for four drum dryers


3D layout of the new order: four Büttner drum dryers, divided into two groups – open spaces in front and behind the dryers mark the locations of the existing energy plants New order for Siempelkamp subsidiary Büttner: The specialist for energy and drying systems will deliver four new drum dryers to the American pellet producer Highland …

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