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February 2019

Australia’s forest area sees progressive increase: report

Australia, forestry

Australia’s State of the Forests 2018 report has found that clear felling only makes up for nine per cent of native forest harvesting. Released this week, the five-yearly report says that Australia’s forest area has progressively increased since 2018 despite some forestry loss. According to the report, clear felling, including …

Watchdog warns of serious species depletion of Danish forest floors

Denmark, forestry

Denmark is rather well-off when compared to most other countries in terms of its forests and woodland areas, but all is not entirely well. A new report from the Danish environment protection agency’s national watchdog NOVANA reveals that the forest floor in a number of the EU-protected forests is showing evidence of species depletion. Signs …

Outdoor & Leisure at CIFF Guangzhou 2019


The Outdoor & Leisure sector will be the star of the upcoming 43rd edition of CIFF in Guangzhou, occupying the six pavilions of the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Centre Expo, Area D of CIFF. With the continuous improvement of the quality of life in China, the desire to spend more and more free time outside is motivating an increase in domestic …

Biesse is with Kerala: Overcoming the damages of the floods together


In August 2018, severe floods affected the South Indian state of Kerala due to extremely high rainfall during the monsoon season. Many people lost their lives and properties, and numerous residents were rendered homeless for several days. Among the victims of this climatic catastrophe were Biesse customers and their companies located in the …

Boise Cascade to sell plywood plant

Boise Cascade, Southern Veneer, plywood, veneer

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its plywood operations in Moncure, North Carolina. Founded in 1998, Southern Veneer, located in Fitzgerald, Georgia, is a privately-held manufacturer of high-quality plywood, veneer and wood by-products. “Moncure …