Less than 70 days were needed before the wood structure was completed. The word’s tallest wood building has been completed for UBC’s Brock Commons student residence in Canada.
According to recent ITTO Tropical Timber Market (TTM) Report, three or four Indian plywood companies are considering setting up plants for the production of veneer in Gabon, which has become an attractive investment place for woodContinue reading
According to Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), compared with previous period, around 679,000 tonnes of paper were sent for recycling outside Europe in 2015 (7.1 % increase). How this information is connected to circular economy in Europe?Continue reading
During the last decade the struggling Canadian forestry industry has been in steady decline with sawmills and paper mills having borne the brunt of recent closures. When a mill closes, the repercussions for a small northern Manitoba town can be nothing short of disastrous. The closure not only affects mill employees but the ensuing trickle-down effect has an impact on the entire community with far-reaching ramifications for contractors, secondary and tertiary workers. With the recent announcement that the Tolko paper mill will cease operations on December 2, 2016, again we’re faced with the age-old question: How can a community prepare for the potential loss of its primary employer?
During January-July 2016, total import of softwood lumber in India, was equal to 252 000 m³. Among India’s main trading partners in North America and Europe, Germany become a dominant market player in India, with a share equal toContinue reading
Researchers from 30 countries have collected and analyzed forest data set from 777,126 sample plots, located in 44 countries. In total, they measured over 30 million trees of 8,737 different species. The analyzed area represented the most terrestrial biomes, fromContinue reading
The Saihanba Forest Farm was established in 1962, in order to block the southward movement of Hunshandak Sandland. After over 40-year effort, this green ecological barrier, in a significant way, helped to conserve water sourceContinue reading