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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 …

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

20-07-2018
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. …

India a key market for Swedish pine

09-04-2018
Swedish Wood, pine, India Wood

India seems to be warming up to the idea of Swedish pine, particularly for furniture and joinery. Architects and designers alike have shown great interest in this versatile and sustainable material, an observation made by Swedish Wood at the India Wood trade show held from March 8 – 12 in Bangalore. “The younger generation is showing …