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Sarawak’s timber industry players donate RM2 million worth of PPE

24-04-2020
Sarawak Timber Association, STA, Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation, STIDC, donation, PPE, RM 2 million

Sarawak Timber Association (STA) has joined hands with Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) to help the State battle the COVID-19 pandemic through the donation of personal protective equipments (PPEs) worth RM2 million. The donation provides medical-graded critical PPEs including KN95 medical protective masks, disposable …

Editor’s pickSödra’s CLT to be used in construction of “Hoppet” preschool in Sweden

13-04-2020
Hoppet preschool, innovation project, Gothenburg, climate neutral, Södra, cross-laminated timber, CLT

Södra will be supplying CLT (cross-laminated timber) to the “Hoppet” preschool innovation project in Gothenburg, a major city in Sweden. The climate impact of the construction project is 70 percent lower than similar projects of this nature, and is part of the process to achieve the City of Gothenburg’s goal of becoming a …

New Forests appoints Ents Forestry for planned hardwood plantation acquisition in Australia

01-04-2020
New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry, appointed, plantation assets, Peppermint Estate, Western Australian

Australia-based forestry investor New Forests has appointed Ents Forestry Pty Ltd to manage the plantation assets of Peppermint Estate Pty Ltd in Western Australian. Peppermint Estate is owned by New Forests’ Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3 (ANZFF3), an institutional investment fund that targets long-term, sustainable management of …

Horten Upper Secondary School – Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building

02-12-2019
Horten Upper Secondary School, Norway, highest environmentally classified education building, BREEAM Outstanding project, wood, timber, passive house standards

Horten upper secondary school won the international sustainable BREEAM Awards 2019 for the best public sector building at the design stage. The project is referred to as an example of a future-oriented learning environment and is Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building. The building is innovative and avant-garde in …

Editor’s pick“Thin-cutting & Repair Days” at Wintersteiger

22-10-2019
Wintersteiger, thin-cutting and repair day, Ried, Upper Austria, event, band saw machines

From October 1 to 3, the machinery and plant engineering company WINTERSTEIGER AG invited customers from the wood processing industry to Ried in Upper Austria for the “Thin-cutting & Repair Days”. The event, held by the Woodtech business field, brought more than 150 visitors to company HQ, mainly from western Europe, but also from …

Editor’s pickHOMAG clinches major contract in China worth over EUR 30Mn

08-05-2017
HOMAG, Oppein, furniture, China, Guangzhou

The HOMAG Group has won a major contract with Chinese furniture maker Oppein with an order valued at over EUR 30 million. The Guangzhou-based furniture company bought a total of 307 standalone machines—79 panel dividing machines, 103 edge banding machines and 125 CNC machines. 33 of these machines will come from the HOMAG Group’s …

Editor’s pickAHEC collaborates with David Chipperfield Architects and e15 to create ‘The Butler’ for Wallpaper* Handmade in Milan

09-06-2016
AHEC, The Butler, David Chipperfield Architects, Bespoke, e15

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has partnered with David Chipperfield Architects and e15 to re-imagine the hotel's wardrobe/suitcase stand. The aim was to create a bespoke piece of furniture that allows travellers to unpack their belongings easily and ensure they wouldn't leave anything behind. ‘The Butler’ marks the fifth …

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