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Södra ends short-time working at Orrefors sawmill in Sweden

05-05-2020
Södra, Orrefors, sawmill, Sweden, Mönsterås, Hamina, Finland, resume, normal, production

At the beginning of April, Södra announced that it would be introducing short-time working at the Orrefors sawmill, Sweden, in light of the fall in demand related to the ongoing pandemic, but it is set to resume normal rate of production.  “We have identified a number of new business opportunities that will safeguard production …

New Zealand’s forest industry poised to resume work

22-04-2020
New Zealand, forest owners, contractors, preparing machinery, logging sites, resume work

Forest owners and contractors are preparing machinery and logging sites ahead of the resumption of harvesting next week, reported Wood Week. A lot of good work had been completed in recent weeks developing safe working protocols to comply with the reduced lockdown requirements effective next Tuesday, said Phil Taylor, president of the New Zealand …

Chinese government decides on the next move for its furniture industry after businesses resume

17-04-2020
State Council Information Office, China, furniture industry, businesses resume, coronavirus,

The State Council Information Office has reported the situation in the manufacturing sector as follows, as reported by ITTO: Decline in both international and domestic demand Since the epidemic situation in our country has been effectively controlled in the early stage, the resumption of production in our industrial field is still relatively …

China’s domestic timber wholesale markets starting to resume business

03-03-2020
China, domestic timber wholesale market, resume business, operation, coronavirus

It has been reported that timber from South America and Southeast Asia recently arrived in Guangzhou and Dongguan Ports and has been off-loaded, reported ITTO. The domestic timber wholesale markets have started work after the lull due to the virus risk. The trade media (Wood365) has reported that small volumes of timber have been delivered to the …

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