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Raute to temporarily layoff some staff

16-06-2020
Raute, adaptive measures, layoffs, temporary

Raute Corporation has initiated negotiations in accordance with the Act on Co-operation within Undertakings concerning measures to adapt its operations in Finland, i.e. in Nastola, Lahti, and Kajaani. The purpose of the negotiations is to adapt operations to the financial and production-related situation resulting from the declined order book and …

The State Forests of Poland National Holding launch pilot project to use Timbeter to measure logs digitally

28-05-2020
Timbeter, Poland State Forests National Holding, pilot project, digital timber measurement

The Poland State Forests National Holding (LASY PAŃSTWOWE) launched a pilot project to use Timbeter in the Nowe Ramuki Forest District of the country. During the pilot project, the District will use Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology for measurements, and digital reporting. (Image credit:Timbeter) It will also use, for …

Hardwood plywood, wooden cabinets and vanities from Vietnam may be investigated by U.S. for trade defence measures

21-04-2020
trade defence measure, U.S. Department of Commerce, origin fraud, illegal conveyance, Vietnam, hardwood plywood, wooden cabinets, wooden vanities

Hardwood plywood, wooden cabinets and vanities exported to the U.S. are among the 12 products at risk of being investigated for trade defence measures, origin fraud or illegal convenyance, announced the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam, reported Viet Nam News. The rest of the list included mattresses, quartz surface products, seamless refined …

Indonesian government acts to alleviate impact of coronavirus on timber industry

17-03-2020
economic stimulus packages, Indonesia, measure, coronavirus, depletion of raw materials, auxillary products, SVLK

Susiwijono Moegiarso, Secretary of the Coordinating Ministry for the Economy, announced that in cooperation with other ministries, the government is preparing economic stimulus packages to address the impact of the coronavirus, reported ITTO. A focus of measures proposed will be how to address the depletion of raw materials for manufacturers and …

World of Wood Convention Now Virtual Event on Coronavirus Concerns

16-03-2020
2020 World of Wood Convention, first ever, virtual event, coronavirus, outbreak, measures

The 2020 World of Wood Convention is being reimagined as the first-ever Virtual World of Wood Convention from April 1 to 3, the International Wood Products Association (IWPA) has announced. Escalation of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization characterised as a pandemic, has led to concerns being raised by …

FSC to released improved Trademark License Agreement (TLA)

28-02-2020
FSC, revised, improved, new, revamped, Trademark License Agreement, TLA, pilot phase, new measures

The revised and improved license agreement for the FSC certification scheme will initially be implemented with a pilot phase, starting early in the 2Q 2020 in Brazil, China, Germany, Russia and the United States before being extended to other countries later in the year. The revamped Trademark License Agreement (TLA) is designed to meet new legal …

Timbeter closes $1 million seed round to fuel expansion in Southeast Asia and Latin America

05-02-2020
Timbeter, seeding round, funding, digitalisation, expansion, Southeast Asia, Latin America, forestry management, logistics, forestry operations, forestry value chain, digital data exchange, timber measurement, reporting platform

Estonian company Timbeter, whose solutions help the forestry sector adopt digital technology to optimise transparency and efficiency in forestry management, has raised $1 million in its seed round. The seed round was led by TMT Investments, the venture investing company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Tallinn-based company developed a …

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