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Editor’s pickInTech 2018: Weinig sets course for LIGNA with innovations

InTech 2018, Weinig, LIGNA, innovation

Plenty of innovations at InTech: The new Powermat 3000 was one of the attractions of the international Weinig in-house exhibition Half a year before LIGNA, Weinig is giving a taste of what is to come at its InTech in-house exhibition. With two world premieres and many more developments, the world market leader for solid wood processing gave a …

Editor’s pickBuilding and innovating for a smart future

ArchXpo, innovation, smart future

The Architecture & Building Services (ABS) 2018 series officially opened its doors at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo & Convention Centre. The massive three-day show which presents six key architectural and building services exhibitions and 14 industry conferences was officially launched by guest-of-honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister …

MEI: Montreal forests are in good health. They are not overharvested

Montreal forests, myth, deforestation, How innovation Benefits Forests, Alexandre Moreau, MEI

Montreal, September 18, 2018 – Contrary to a widespread myth, forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and does not threaten the sustainability of our forests, which are actually under-harvested. Thanks to innovation, the forestry industry is more and more productive and our forests are doing better, shows a publication …

Editor’s pickSingaporean students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology identify new applications for Swedish pine

Swedish wood, Singapore, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Swedish pine, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Wood3 by Pine Nordic, a group presenting on a smart interior solution for offices in China. (Photo credit: Swedish Wood) In collaboration with industry organisation Swedish Wood, 27 students on the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management programme at KTH, most of them from Singapore, were asked to develop applications for Swedish pine. …

Innovations@DOMOTEX 2017 now calling for submissions

DOMOTEX 2017, Innovations@DOMOTEX

Innovations@DOMOTEX 2016 Back for the fourth time, Innovations@DOMOTEX 2017 will once again be presenting the latest trends and innovations on a series of dedicated display areas in Halls 6, 9 and 17. Innovations@DOMOTEX offers participating exhibitors an additional showcase for their products since trends and innovations are natural …

Australia: Turnbull Coalition's $4 million investment on forest products innovation

Turnbull Coalition, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, National Institute for Forest Products Innovation, Research

The Turnbull Coalition has announced a $4 million investment for a National Institute for Forest Products Innovation comprising of two research hubs.  Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Senator Ruston said that in addition, the Coalition is committed to rolling over the 20-year Regional Forest …

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 …