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Georgia-Pacific opens $135 million state-of-the-art lumber facility in Georgia

12-11-2019
Georgia-Pacific, lumber facility, Warren Country, Georgia, lumber production, pine logs,

Georgia-Pacific opens its newest lumber facility with an onsite dedication in Warren County, Georgia. The $135 million, 340,000-square-foot technologically advanced lumber production plants its flag on the same site as an existing lumber mill. The new facility currently adds more than 80 workers to the existing workforce, employing a total of 179 …

The Philippines’ wood industry can become leading wood supplier with more investments in tree plantations

24-10-2019
The Philippines, wood industry, investment, Philippine Wood Producers Association, PFPA, Philippine Wood Expo 2019, Pasay City

The Philippines could be a leading supplier of wood if the industry were opened up to investment in tree farming as an alternative to cutting down standing forests, the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) said. “One million hectares can produce something like 300 million cubic metres of wood, so we can be a global superpower in …

Biesse delivers first production lines ready for Threespine®

04-10-2019
Biesse, Threespine, Välinge, STREAM edgebanding machines, high-speed automatic inserter machines, drilling

Italian machine supplier Biesse has delivered its first production lines ready for production of furniture with Threespine® click furniture technology by Välinge. The launch of the new line is a result of the growing interest in Threespine and will open up more opportunities for companies interested in introducing easily assembled …

Montana State University faculty awarded $1 million grant to research tree chemistry in bark beetle battle

15-10-2018
Montana State University faculty, bark beetle infestation, pine forests, Amy Trowbridge, drought conditions

BOZEMAN - As bark beetles continue to devour sickly pine forests, a Montana State University plant physiologist and ecologist wants to better understand how trees are able to defend themselves amidst a warming climate, drought conditions and hungry insects. Amy Trowbridge, assistant professor in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental …

Editor’s pickHouse in La Cerdanya by Dom Arquitectura

14-09-2018
House in La Cedanya, douglas fir, pine, natural materials

Situated in Cerdanya’s area, the plot belonged in an old settlement where rehabilitation began 15 years ago. Currently, there are five houses on the site, which is bordered by astonishing views of the valley and the mountain range of the Cadí natural park. The project faced strict construction regulations governing the region and led …

New Forests acquires Pine Creek Timberlands

10-09-2018
New Forests, Pine Creek Timberlands, acquisition

Investment manager New Forests has announced its latest acquisition under the firm’s growing U.S. timberland investment programme, with the purchase of 10,400 acres of Humboldt County timberlands from Soper Company. The estate is known as the Pine Creek Timberlands and completes the placement of an investment fund focused on high carbon …

Editor’s pickRefurnishing Sweden's oldest christian church

16-08-2018
Kata Farm Church, Varnhems monastery church, Sweden, Oldest Christian Church, Oldest Swedish building, glued laminated timber, pine tar treated wood roof

In 2005, excavations in a hill near Varnhems monastery church let to the discovery of remains of a farm church from the 9th century, testifying that Västergötland was christened 100 years earlier than commonly believed. The ruins belonged to Sweden's oldest Christian church and probably even the oldest Swedish building. Kata was the …

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