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March 13, 2018

Brazilian Expoforest draws more than 220 participating companies

The Brazilian forestry market is one of the few segments that do not directly reflect the country’s economic situation. Even with the threat of recession and political scandals abounding, the forestry sector exported over $7.7 billion in 2017. This figure represents an 11% growth from the previous y...
March 12, 2018

OneFortyOne Plantations to halt sawlog exports

OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) announced that as a result of strong domestic demand and the continued outperformance across the building industry, it has advised customers that there will be no sawlog exported from its estate for the next financial year.OFO’s CEO, Linda Sewell said: “The volume of sa...
March 9, 2018

Sweden’s stock volumes of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips decreased by 19%

Sweden's total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips are estimated to amount 6.4 million m³ fub (cubic metre solid volume excl. bark) as at 31 December 2017. This is a decline by 19% compared with the same time frame as 2016, Swedish Forest Agency reported.Stock volumes of coniferous...
February 23, 2018

Samko Timber’s CFO and Head of Finance and Accounting Division resigns

Samko Timber Limited announced the resignation of CFO and head of Finance and Accounting Division. Ms Ronawati Wongso has tendered her resignation as the CFO and Head of Finance and Accounting Division and her resignation would take effect on 1 March 2018, as the company said in the press release re...
February 23, 2018

RemaSawco to upgrade log sorter at Gällö Timber AB in Sweden

RemaSawco to upgrade the log sorter at Gällö Timber ABThe order is for a comprehensive reconstruction of the log sorting unit. The order value is SEK 2 million ($250,000). Delivery and commissioning is scheduled for May of 2018, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Th...
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