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Screening on a higher level DIEFFENBACHER introduces new HCOS High-Capacity Oscillating Screen for dry flake screening in particleboard production

10-06-2019
Dieffenbacher, Oscillating Screen, Particleboard, HCOS

Building on its long experience with oscillating screens for particleboard production, DIEFFENBACHER has developed the new HCOS High-Capacity Oscillating Screen for more throughput with less investment. Visitors to Ligna 2019 were the first to see the new screen. The HCOS is developed specifically for producing high volumes. It’s available …

Forsite acquires Object Raku Technology

04-06-2019
Forsite, forestry, acquisition

Forsite has purchased Object Raku Technology, further solidifying Forsite’s commitment to providing cutting-edge forest inventory products. Object Raku has led the development of the Timber Species Identifier (TSI), a system of automated software components which analyse LiDAR data to determine the location and species of individual trees, …

LIGNA 2019 creates fertile climate for future investment

04-06-2019
Ligna, Hannover, Germany

The five-day LIGNA 2019 closed on an impressive note. The world’s leading trade fair for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery and tools gave a considerable boost to the wood industry, paving the way for future investment. Smart, futureproof solutions were at the top of the agenda, and LIGNA 2019 made it amply clear that …

EFI and CIFOR join forces

31-05-2019
European Forest Institute, CIFOR

The European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) plan to join forces on research including the role of sustainable forest management in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and to better connect science to policy action. The two organisations on May 24 signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

Meet Australia’s new minister for forestry

31-05-2019
forestry, Australia

Senator Jonathan Duniam, the new assistant federal minister in charge of forestry, was a senior member of Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman’s staff during the development of the new Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement. Senator Duniam grew up in the north-west of Tasmania and went to university in Hobart before entering the public service. He …