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Editor’s pickAHEC 23rd SEA & GRCH Convention to be held in Xi'an

16-05-2018
Bell Tower, Xi'an, China

Xi'an Bell Tower by Lin Qiang/ Unsplash John Chan, regional director of the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced details of the 23rd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, China on 21st and 22nd June 2018 at the Westin Hotel, Xi’an. Xi’an is often called the …

Editor’s pickLIGNA Conference goes to China

09-05-2018
LIGNA, conference, China

Guangzhou skyline The LIGNA Conference is moving to Guangzhou to be held on 4 and 5 December in the run-up to the China Shunde International Woodworking Machinery Fair (Lunjiao), Foshan. The conference rides on the success of 2016’s conference and will, this year, cover "Integrated Woodworking – Customised Solutions", one of the key …

Editor’s pickProjects in wood are among this year's Frame Awards winners

27-02-2018
Frame Awards, Herman Miller, Zhongshuge, Chengdu, China, Maggie's Oldham, UK, Produce

Winners of the Frame Awards 2018 were announced last week at the Frame Awards Show in Amsterdam. Over 250 international guests attended the celebrations and prize-giving ceremony. 28 winners were recognised from across the Spatial, Executional and Societal.  Four additional winners received the Honorary Frame Awards, including Lifetime …

China national accreditation body now recognised by US EPA

26-02-2018
China, US, EPA

China’s National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) is now recognised by the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA), according to a news report from China Daily. The CNAS offers accreditation services that China’s wood product traders can use to prove their products meet specific regulations and …

Editor’s pickChina launches world’s largest national carbon trading market

26-01-2018
China, carbon

Chimney smoke. Photo by veeterzy on Unsplash   China has rolled out the world’s largest carbon emission trading market, a milestone that marks the country’s efforts to tackle growing environmental challenges, China’s top economic planning body announced on Dec 19 last year. The nationwide carbon …