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John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head

29-05-2020
John Deere, new machinery, harvester head

John Deere introduces new H219 harvesting head for large harvesters and big timber. The two-wheel-drive H219 harvester head has dual-speed feed motors. Its feed force and speed automatically adjust to the size of the timber being processed. Long knives and large roller openings make it easy to grab the tree for fell cutting. The combined …

NZ logging halt undercuts strong export month

27-05-2020
New Zealand, log, export, prices, April 2020

Log exports fell sharply in April 2020 after logging operations were suspended during alert level 4, but average prices per cubic metre picked up, Stats NZ said today. Total exports fell $220 million (4 percent) to $5.3 billion in April 2020 compared with the same month last year. “Total exports would have been worth almost the same as …

Katerra names Paal Kibsgaard new CEO

22-05-2020
Katerra, CEO, new appointment

Katerra named Paal Kibsgaard as CEO. Paal joined Katerra in 2019 as its Chief Operating Officer and has served on Katerra’s Board of Directors since 2016. Kibsgaard succeeds outgoing CEO and co-founder Michael Marks. Before Katerra, Kibsgaard was the chairman and CEO of Schlumberger Limited. During his tenure at Schlumberger, Kibsgaard also …

MMFA welcomes Flooring Industries Ltd. and Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO

14-05-2020
MMFA, new members, Flooring Industries Ltd., Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO

MMFA, the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, announced on 12 May that Flooring Industries Ltd. joined the association as associate member and Servaco Product Testing - Joint Venture with VITO, as supporting member. The President of MMFA, Matthias Windmöller (Windmöller), welcomed both organisations to the association and stated …

A-1 Roof Trusses to invest $17 million in new manufacturing facility in Georgia

14-05-2020
pre-engineered, wood trusses, Georgia, U.S., new facility, A-1 Roof Trusses

A-1 Roof Trusses, a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, plans to invest $17 million and create 130 jobs in a new manufacturing facility in Bainbridge, Georgia, the U.S. When fully completed, the new 150,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility will help A-1 Roof Trusses better serve customers as the company continues to grow …

New Forests converts $1.3 billion Australian Forestry Fund to long-term mandate

12-05-2020
International forestry investment manager, New Forests, extension, forestry management fund

International forestry investment manager New Forests announced the extension of its flagship forestry fund, the Australia New Zealand Forest Fund (ANZFF). Originally launched in 2010 as a 10-year, closed-end fund, ANZFF was converted into an extended long-term vehicle by agreement of the institutional investors in the fund. The extension includes …

The Altendorf Group appoints new CEO

12-05-2020
Altendorf Group, CEO, new appointment, leadership, manangement

On the 20th April, Peter Schwenk has joined the Altendorf Group as the new CEO. Mr. Schwenk has a history in the machine building industry with substantial experience and knowledge working for companies such as Kannegiesser, PFAFF Industrial AG and EWAG AG (United Grinding Group) as a CEO and further as Managing Director for the LAPP Group cable …

Japan’s Forest Agency projects on new housing starts and forestry industry

08-05-2020
Japan, Forestry Agent, new housing starts, log supply, lumber, import, exports,

The Forestry Agency held wood demand projection meeting on March 23. Average new housing starts forecasted by 12 private think tanks are 847,000 units and two think tanks forecasted less than 800,000 units. Major house builders also reported that orders are declining and it is general view that starts of detached unit would continue to be severed …

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