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May 2019

EFI and CIFOR join forces

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

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 …

Siemens at Ligna 2019: Efficient and digitally networked woodworking

Siemens, Ligna

Under the banner "Digital Enterprise – Thinking industry further", Siemens is showcasing an extensive portfolio of innovative control and automation solutions for digitalising the entire value chain in the woodworking and wood processing industry at the Ligna 2019 in Hannover from May 27-31, 2019 in Hall 16 at Booth C14. Innovative …

Jowat launches new product family for loadbearing glued wood construction

Jowat, Product, Load-Bearing Glue, Glue, Wood, Construction, Adhesives, Jowapur, Prepolymer

Detmold, 24 May 2019 – The new product family in the Jowapur® series of the adhesives specialist from Detmold provides a comprehensive portfolio of certified 1-component PUR prepolymer adhesives, with different product versions for a wide range of manufacturing processes in load-bearing glued wood construction.  The adhesives in …

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