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Vietnam ready to trade legal timber with the EU

Vietnam, legal timber, EU, VPA, FLECT, VNTLAS

Starting from June 1, Vietnam can export only verified legal timber products to the European Union (EU) markets as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA/FLECT) will officially enter into force, reported Viet Nam News. The Delegation of the EU to Vietnam and Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and …

Editor’s pickBiesse Middle East turns 10

Biesse Middle East, 10 years

Join Biesse Group as it celebrates the 10th anniversary of one of its subsidiaries, Biesse Middle East, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the group. World-class ServiceThe creation of a subsidiary for the Middle East region has been key to the successful global expansion of Biesse Group since 1989. Incorporated in 2009, Biesse Middle …

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LIGNA, Hannover, Panels, Workshops, Training

LIGNA Training Workshops in the pavilion fronting Hall 11. Image credit from LIGNA From 27 to 31 May 2019, the pavilion fronting Hall 11 at the Hannover Exhibition Center will again be a hive of training activity. LIGNA is again offering practical training sessions for equipment users from the joinery, cabinetmaking, carpentry and assembly …

Canfor Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors


Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in Richmond, British Columbia. A total of 107,025,668 common shares were voted at the meeting representing 85.47 per cent of the votes attached to all outstanding shares. …

Cambodia reports rise in forestry revenue

Cambodia, forestry

Cambodia’s Agriculture Ministry collected more than $2 million in forestry revenue during the first three months of this year. This was according to a recently-issued ministry report, which said the ministry collected about $2.3 million in riel and also $69,281 in licensing and export revenue. It noted that during the period it collected …

Study: Wisconsin sees growth in forestry industry


Timber sales are increasing in Wisconsin and more people are working in the state's forestry industry, according to a new national study. The National Alliance of Forest Owners released a report last month that found employment in Wisconsin's forestry sector grew by nearly five per cent from 2010 to 2016, totalling 174,848. The state's timber …