IPCC report relies on forestry for change

An intergovernmental report on climate change released late last week highlights the need for a whole-of-landscape approach to tackling climate change, and the vital role the agriculture and forestry sector can play in reducing emissions and storing carbon, according to Climate Proofing Australia (CPA). The CPA is pleased to see that the …

WA joins Tasmania and adopts Wood Encouragement Policy

Western Australia has joined Tasmania to become the second state government to adopt a state-wide Wood Encouragement Policy (WEP). A WEP requires responsibly sourced wood be considered, where feasible, as the primary construction material in all new-build and refurbishment projects. It does not in any way mandate the use of timber, but rather …

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Reports Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 28, 2019 ("Q2 2019"). Q2 2019 Highlights Revenue increased 22.4 per cent to $104.2 million, compared to Q2 2018; Adjusted EBITDA totalled $16.1 million, compared to $14.9 million in Q2 2018; Excluding the impact of the implementation of IFRS 162 and the …

Conifex Announces Curtailment of El Dorado Sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. (TSX: CFF) (“Conifex”) has announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill. The curtailment is planned to be phased-in over the next 60 days. The curtailment is expected to reduce Conifex’s US South lumber production by approximately 21 million board feet to the end of the …

South Australian forest growers looking to expand in Victoria because of water …

Water in the lower Limestone Coast, a region home to more than 150,000 hectares of commercial plantations, comes from aquifers and is meted out by the State Government through the 2013 Water Allocation Plan. Forestry was included in the region's plan in 2014, and growers had to buy licences to offset the impact plantations had on groundwater …

Trump delays tariff on China for cellphones, laptops and many consumer goods

President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed off his plan to impose 10 per cent tariffs on remaining Chinese imports on Sep 1, delaying duties on cellphones, laptops and many other consumer goods, hoping to soften their impact on the US holiday sales. These items however make up only part of the list of consumer goods to be imposed with tariffs. The …

Raute signed an engineering contract for a birch plywood mill to a Russian …

Raute has received a binding order for the machinery and equipment engineering of the production process for a birch plywood mill planned by a Russian customer. Raute estimates that the engineering work now ordered will result in an actual order for the production machinery within next few months. Raute will disclose information on the project …


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Homag: Drilling and dowelling – ABD 260 Optimat

Drilling and dowelling – more efficient than ever before

CNC Drilling and dowel inserting machine - always keeping a tight grip on everything
• Incredibly fast drilling and dowel insertion
• 8 clamping cylinders keep a tight grip on wokrpieces
• Flexible handling due to lowerable center stop
• SORB TECH machine bed - heavy and sturdy

Kuang Yung: MRS-610M Optimizing Movable Rip Saw

• Choice of 1-6 movable blades
• Extra large 450 / 610 mm cutting width
• Optimizing cut function
•  American designed and developed scan system which has decades of experience since the first system made in 1996
• Worldwide success with more than 200 sets sold in the USA, Europe and Asia.
• Easy to operate, learn, update and maintain with multi-language window operating system such as English and Chinese.
• Rip 10 - 12  lumbers (3.6m each) per minute. (The results may vary according to operator performance, timber length and feeding speed)
• A 7 -10% increase in yield compared to conventional multiple rip saw