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  • Friday Analysis: Spiking a log is simply bastardry

    Etiketter: Trä och träindustrin - världens sjätte största producent
    It is surprisingly hard to put into words the bastardry being inflicted on Tasmania’s mill operators. Spikes have been found in several trees at two Tasmanian sawmills leaving political parties at loggerheads over who is responsible for the industrial sabotage. / Timberbiz
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  • Wood Resources International LLC: Importation of Logs to China Jumped 76% in March

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood Resources International LLC: Importation of Logs to China Jumped 76% in March with New Zealand and Australia Increasing Their Shipments the Most. Log arrivals to China surged in March with an increase of 76% over the previous month. This came after almost a year of declining log imports, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. New Zealand and Australia increased their volumes the most, together accounting for a record-high share of over 50% of the total import volume. Log import prices have trended downward since early 2014 and were in March 15% below the price a year ago. / Wood Resources International
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  • China imported logs and lumber for a record nine billion dollars in 2013

    Etiketter: Wood
    China imported logs and lumber for a record nine billion dollars in 2013, with North America, Russia and New Zealand being the major suppliers, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Importation of logs and lumber to China reached a new record in 2013 with lumber imports being up 19% and log imports increasing 23% from 2012, as reported in the Wood Resource Quarterly. North America, Russia and New Zealand were the major supplying countries, but Sweden, Finland, Ukraine, Chile and Australia saw the biggest increases in market share. / Wood Resources International
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  • Timber harvests and log consumption have been shifting from west to east in Central Europe

    Etiketter: Wood
    Timber harvests, wood consumption, log trade and sawlog prices in Central Europe have seen substantial change during the past 10 years with a shift in log production and consumption from western regions to countries in the east, as reported in the Wood Resource Quarterly. These developments have resulted in changes in log flows and a trend towards equalized sawlog prices in the region. / Wood Resources International
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  • Lessons to learn in forestry death

    Etiketter: Wood
    A bushman killed by a fallen tree was a hard worker who went the extra mile for his employer and excelled in his work, a coroner's written findings said. Phillip George McHardy, 46, who worked for Balclutha logging company Don Contracting, was killed while cutting trees in the Overton Forest, between Centre Bush and Mandeville, on August 31, 2011. / The Southland Times
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