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Atlas Engineered Products wins new contracts in Western Canada

13-12-2019
Atlas Engineered Products, British Columbia, multi-family development, engineered wood, roofs, walls, floors, trusses, laminated veneer wood

Atlas Engineered Products has recently been awarded significant contracts at its’ three facilities in Western Canada. “As the construction industry embraces the shift to customised engineered roofs, walls, floors and beams, particularly for multi-family developments, the value and size of individual AEP projects and client …

Finland’s Honkarakenne signs cooperation agreement on delivering Cultural Exchange Centre in China

12-12-2019
Honkarakenne, Finland, Cultural Exchange Centre, Dujiangyan Municipal, Ähtäri, Finnish solid wood

Honkarakenne has signed the strategic cooperation agreement with the Dujiangyan Municipal People’s Government represented by the Vice Mayor Mr Yuan in Dujiangyan city. The aim of the strategic cooperation agreement is to proceed with the building of the Cultural Exchange Centre together with Dujiangyan’s sister city …

European hardwood markets feel the pinch of global trade tensions and general economy slowdown

10-12-2019
European hardwood markets, global trade tension, economic slowdown, International Hardwood Conference, Berlin

Following a relatively positive period in 2018, the European hardwood markets this year have felt the pinch of the global trade tensions and general slowdown of the economy, with Chinese demand for European hardwood slowing down a little. Demand this year in the EOS(European Organization of the Sawmill Industry) producing countries is expected to …

WRQ: Russia surpassed Canada to become world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019

09-12-2019
Global lumber market, softwood, hardwood, lumber, Wood Resource Quarterly

Russia surpassed Canada to become world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019, according to Wood Resource Quarterly. Global Lumber Markets • Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track to ship almost 32 million m3 of lumber this year, representing 23% of …

WSQ: Global Sawlog Price Index took a hit, with third largest q-o-q decline in 10 years

09-12-2019
Global timber, sawlog, decline, 3Q, Wood Resource Quarterly

Global Sawlog Price Index took a hit, with third largest q-o-q decline in 10 years, according to Wood Resource Quarterly Global Timber Markets • A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog pricesdownward in most major markets around the world in the 3Q/19. The biggest pricereductions came in Central Europe, where …

Editor’s pickAHEC: Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

09-12-2019
AHEC, hardwood exports, India, Hickory, Red Oak, Walnut, veneer

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high, according to the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC). It is this increased demand for red oak lumber that has pushed total exports of American hardwood lumber and veneer to India to a value of USD 5.272 million in the first three quarters of 2019. A closer look at the numbers reveals …

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products completes major expansion

09-12-2019
AHF Product, hardwood flooring, manufacturer, North Carolina, major expansion

Hardwood flooring manufacturer AHF Products officially opened its new 85,000-square foot distribution centre on 22 November in Randolph County, North Carolina. The new space at the Beverly-based plant, formerly owned by Armstrong Flooring, will add manufacturing capacity with the potential of creating 50 jobs over the next 10 years. The plant …

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