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Interpol seizes US$40m worth of timber
Thursday, August 22, 2013 Nearly US$40m worth of South American timber has now been seized as part of Interpol’s Operation Lead targeting illegal logging, forest crimes and the criminal networks behind them.
SIG to stock Lumin plywood
Saturday, July 13, 2013 SIG has added the South American plywood brand Lumin as a preferred product in its roofing range.
Brazilian wood exports rise
Sunday, July 07, 2013 The value of Brazilian wood product exports rose 8.8% in May, compared with a year ago.
Sonae records €16m Q1 losses
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Sonae’s losses rose to €16m in the first quarter due to lower sales volumes caused by the closure of its Knowsley plant in the UK and Solsona in Spain, as well as a difficult economic environment impacting the furniture industry.
Brazil tropical wood exports down, pine up
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Tropical sawn timber export volumes from Brazil fell 16% in January to 25,000m3, compared to the same month in 2012, according to the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
Brazil squeezed in 2012
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Pine plywood was the only product where the Brazilian timber industry achieved an increase in exports last year as the sector saw its overseas earnings fall overall by 1.4%.
DLH divests land in Brazil
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 DLH has sold major land and properties in Belem, Brazil, to a local contracting company.
UPM forestry plantation showcase
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 UPM has showcased how it manages sustainable forestry plantations during an international conference in Uruguay.
Record low Amazon deforestation
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 The loss of the Amazon rainforest has reached its lowest level since monitoring began 24 years ago, according to new satellite data from Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research.
Panel machinery investments
Friday, August 31, 2012 Panel producers in Brazil and South Africa are embarking on new investment plans to increase production volumes.

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