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Australia's Hyne Timber Tumbarumba adding third shift and actively recruiting

12-03-2020
Australia, Hyne Timber Tumbarumba, third shift, Bushfire recovery salvage operation

Hyne Timber Tumbarumba is in the process of adding a third shift as the Bushfire recovery salvage operation continues. The site already employs approximately 230 people and is actively recruiting to a range of new opportunities and vacancies. Site Manager, Marcus Fenske said the third shift is essential as the company does its part in bushfire …

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2019

06-03-2020
EU imports, 2019, review, recovery, Brexit, coronavirus

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 20.51 billion euro in 2019, a 4% increase as compared to 2018. In 2019, EU import value also hit the highest level since 2008 just before the global financial crises (Chart 1), reports ITTO. The rise in imports into the EU occurred despite unfavourable exchange rates and weakening economic …

Malaysia: Short-term Recovery Seen for Wood-based Manufacturing

15-07-2019
Malaysia, Market Recovery

PETALING JAYA: Short-term recovery is expected for furniture players especially firms with operations in Vietnam, as the US has adjusted offshore sourcing of furniture from China to Southeast Asia (SEA), particularly Vietnam, according to HLIB Research. Malaysian furniture manufacturers that have operations in Vietnam include Poh Huat …

Editor’s pickNew technology recovers wood fibre from MDF, a world first

29-01-2017
MDF, particleboard, recycling, recovery

Co-founder and managing director of MDF Recovery Craig Bartlett A UK company has discovered how to recover wood fibre from waste MDF, in what is claimed to be the world’s first ever technology to recycle MDF waste. The solution generates new raw material for the wood-based fibre industry, reducing pressure to cut down standing forests. The …