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IPCC report relies on forestry for change

report, timber, forestry, Australia

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

Australia, forestry, timber

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, sawmill, lumber

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 …

Pölkky Oy invests in new planing mill in Taivalkoski

Pölkky Oy, planing mill, forestry

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The value of the investment is 10 million euros and is part of the company’s new investment programme. The new planing mill will produce a variety of processed wood products for both exports and the domestic market. The facility is expected to be up …

Editor’s pickStrothmann's RoundTrack® meets PALLMANN knife ring: New success concept for the wood-based panel industry

Siempelkamp, Strothmann, RoundTrack, PALLMANN knife ring

Strothmann Machines & Handling GmbH's core competence is handling and automation solutions that are in demand in a wide variety of industries. The company's RoundTrack®systems in Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock bring measurable efficiency advantages for numerous applications. The customer portfolio ranges from automotive, materials, wind …