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Vietnam: Private sector commits to developing timber industry

20-11-2020
Vietnam, timber, sustainability

On 9 November 2020, in Ho Chi Minh City, representatives of multiple associations signed the Commitment on Sustainable and Responsible Development of Vietnam’s Wood Industry. This Commitment represents a comprehensive package of actions toward sustainable and responsible development of the wood industry sector of Vietnam. The associations …

EGGER USA produces first board on Siempelkamp Particle Board Plant

09-10-2020
EGGER, Siempelkamp, North Carolina, United States, production plant, wood based materials,

The first board at the EGGER plant in Lexington – a major achievement A visionary project has achieved a key milestone: At the EGGER plant in Lexington, North Carolina, a greenfield particle board system with a forming and pressing line made by Siempelkamp produced its first board on 19 September 2020. This means it is now possible to …

Editor’s pickProduction begins at EGGER’s 20th plant; first in North America

25-09-2020
EGGER, North Carolina, United States, production plant, wood based materials

A milestone for EGGER: On 19 September 2020, the 20th plant in the world, and first in North America, began production (Photo: EGGER Wood Based Materials) After a two-year construction period, the EGGER Group has started production at its new wood-based materials plant in Lexington, North Carolina, USA. A 440 million euro investment, this is …

Editor’s pickUS: Construction begins on 25-storey mass timber tower "Ascent"

03-09-2020
United States, Mass Timber, Construction, Architecture, Building, World Record

At 86.6 metres tall, Ascent is poised to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world (Photograph: Korb + Associates Architects) Ascent, the cutting-edge 25-storey mass timber tower in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has received building permits from the City of Milwaukee and broken ground. The development team, led by New Land …

UK: Finalists revealed in competition to find environmentally friendly homes of the future

02-09-2020
United Kingdom, Competition, Green Building, Sustainability, Future, Timber, Mass Timber

United Kingdom Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has announced six finalists in a competition to design the homes of the future. The "Home of 2030" competition encourages the design of environmentally friendly homes that support people in leading independent, fulfilling lives as society ages.  The six finalists and their designs are: The …

Editor’s pickKastamonu and Siempelkamp hit two new milestones in longstanding partnership

20-08-2020
Kastamonu, Siempelkamp, Press Line, Panel Manufacturing

Construction work for Kastamonu's new forming and press line has officially begun at their Samsun site Kastamonu Entegre and Siempelkamp have hit two new milestones. Assembly work on a new forming and press line with 7'-x-37.1-metre ninth-generation ContiRoll® for the production of particleboard in Samsun officially began at the end of …

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