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Editor’s pickLIGNA Conference goes to China

LIGNA, conference, China

Guangzhou skyline The LIGNA Conference is moving to Guangzhou to be held on 4 and 5 December in the run-up to the China Shunde International Woodworking Machinery Fair (Lunjiao), Foshan. The conference rides on the success of 2016’s conference and will, this year, cover "Integrated Woodworking – Customised Solutions", one of the key …

Editor’s pickWoodworking innovations were the true stars of LIGNA 2017

LIGNA 2017, closing press conference

LIGNA 2017 Closing Press Conference. Photo credit: Deutsche Messe/LIGNA LIGNA 2017 drew to a close on Friday, 26 May, having delivered big in terms of innovations and global appeal, with a significant upswing in the number of exhibitors and visitors from abroad and new impetus for the wave of digitalisation currently redefining the …

ISC 2016: European lumber suppliers upbeat about 2017 export market

International Softwood Conference 2016, Paris, softwood, export market, supply

Softwood lumber The 64th International Softwood Conference held in Paris over October 13 and 14 had one of the highest attendance ever - almost 200 participants. This year’s conference opened with the traditional market analyses with experts suggesting that 2016 is set to be a record year for the highest volume of sawn softwood traded …

UK Minister as keynote speaker at Confederation of Timber Industries’ conference

Nick Boles, Minister, UK, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Confederation of Timber Industries, Conference, Inaugural

Nick Boles, minister of state in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Photo from: UK government minister Nick Boles is to be the keynote speaker at the Confederation of Timber Industries’ (CTI) inaugural conference in October. Mr Boles is the minister of state in the Department for Business, Innovation and …