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Questions in Québec 20 July, 2016 Timber industry representatives from across North America and globally gathered in Montreal, reports John Park of Canada Wood UK > read more

Tough trucks 21 June, 2016 The Hyster forklift factory is one of Belfast’s industrial success stories. Stephen Powney was there to join the plant’s 35th anniversary celebrations.

Southern yellow grows globally 20 May, 2016 Markets worldwide continue to demand strong, high-quality lumber, and US southern pine is suited to a wide variety of applications, writes Charles Trevor, consultant for American Softwoods and Richard Wallace, vice president communications at the Southern Forest Products Association. And back home, the softwood industry is also developing its sales, marketing and technical story

US visions of European opportunity 20 May, 2016 The American Hardwood Export Council has the time, vision and tenacity to find and develop exciting new futures for US hardwoods in Europe, writes European director David Venables

Positive trends after tougher year 20 May, 2016 There are early signs that 2016 will be a stronger year for US hardwood exports to the UK and the rest of Europe. Rupert Oliver of Forest Industries Intelligence reports

Balancing Act 21 September, 2015 Norvik Timber Industries CEO Sampsa Auvinen was recently appointed president of the European Organisation of the Sawmilling Industry (EOS). Here Mr Auvinen charts recent market developments in the sector and looks at prospects ahead

Not quite so Great Expectations 20 August, 2015 The hardwood trade may have lost some momentum this year, but the outlook remains positive. And it’s unfazed by talk of an EUTR enforcement focus on the sector. Mike Jeffree reports.

Worldview at Global Timber Forum 20 August, 2015 Delegates from around the world gathered to discuss key international wood industry issues
at the second Global Timber Forum summit in China. Mike Jeffree reports

Housing creates room for growth 20 July, 2015 The recovery in new build housing has boosted demand for I-joists. Sally Spencer reports

The rise and rise of LVL 20 July, 2015 New production lines and boosted capacity will result in more LVL on the market in future. Sally Spencer reports.

Ligna Makes Mark 20 June, 2015 Just about every conceivable woodworking machine you could need for timber processing was on display at this year’s Ligna show in Hanover. Stephen Powney reports.

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