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A complete ban on Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, said Head of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade

03-09-2019
Russian timber export, illegal logging, China, Denis Manturov, Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal problem of the country, said the Head of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, RIA Novosti reported on 19 August. Manturov was responding to comments made by Dmitry Kobylkin, Russia's minister of natural …

VDMA first survey on machine learning in mechanical industry: artificial intelligence has high relevance

30-07-2019
VDMA, survey, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mechanical engineering industry

In spring 2019, the VDMA conducted its first survey on machine learning in mechanical and plant engineering. More than 70 companies took part in the survey. The main focus of the study was on the significance and use of the artificial intelligent (AI) products in business processes as well as in products and services. The interviewees indicate a …

Wood Machinery’s Besonen named WMIA chairman

30-04-2019
Woodworking Machinery Industry Association

The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) has elected a new slate of officers to lead the association for the next two years. Jim Besonen, president of Wood Machinery Systems, Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota, was elected chairman of the board at the association’s annual member meeting during the 2019 Woodworking Industry Conference …

Editor’s pickTechnology transforming the industry

02-11-2018
Technology, transforming, industry

Solving rural producers’ challenges and improving productivity through technology will be key themes at next year’s MobileTECH 2019. Now in its 7th year, MobileTECH will once again bring together the leaders, tech developers, industry corporates and early adopters to Rotoura, New Zealand. “While we have seen some great advances …

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