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Editor’s pickRussia could ban softwood log exports by 2022

28-10-2020
Russia, ban, export, wood ban, trade

In a recent statement, Russian President Mr Putin ordered the government to strictly control the exportation of roundwood and low-value forest products, and to clamp down on the illegal trade of logs (in his terms: “hard-hitting decriminalisation of the industry”). He also requested a “complete ban on shipments of …

Editor’s pickHOMAG at XYLEXPO 2020: Production in the digital age

24-02-2020
HOMAG, Xylexpo 2020, digital production, technology, edgebanding, sorting, panel processing, surface finishing, life cycle services, sanding, saw, CNC

  HOMAG will once again be showcasing its extensive range of products and services to customers at the XYLEXPO trade fair (Hall 3 // booth G01). The booth's main theme will be the organisation of woodworking shops in the digital age, with a focus on practical solutions that make everyday work easier for carpenters and joiners and increase …

ADB, European Union, and ASEAN countries partner to boost green infrastructure

20-02-2020
European Union, EU, ASEAN, ACGF, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Asian Development Bank, ADB, renewable energy, sustainability, green infrastructure

Delegates at the high-level ceremony to announce the EU’s support to the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility during the ASEAN–EU Dialogue on Sustainable Development on 10 February in Brussels. From left to right: Singapore’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN Ms. Kok Li Peng;  ADB Representative to Europe Mr. …

Editor’s pickToyota unveils world’s first urban incubator, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group

15-01-2020
Bjarke Ingels Group, Shizuoka, Toyota, BIG, Japan, sustainable construction, urban planning, urban mobility, urban intervention, sustainability, future cities, transportation, mobility, master plan, Fuji, Urban design

Toyota announced plans for a prototype city named “Woven City” on a 175-acre site at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan. The Toyota Woven City is conceived as “a living laboratory to test and improve mobility, autonomy, connectivity, hydrogen-powered infrastructure, and industry collaboration”. The structures will utilise …

SCM's "On the Leading Edgebanding" event a success

25-11-2019
SCM, edgebanding, event

The SCM event organised from 7 to 9 November at the Edgebanding Tech Lab in Thiene (Vicenza) was a great success. The new "batch 1" flexible edgebanding systems for Industry 4.0 were presented. A full programme of seminars was also organised for participating companies, on key market trends combined with SCM technologies. The “On the …

Editor’s pick“Thin-cutting & Repair Days” at Wintersteiger

22-10-2019
Wintersteiger, thin-cutting and repair day, Ried, Upper Austria, event, band saw machines

From October 1 to 3, the machinery and plant engineering company WINTERSTEIGER AG invited customers from the wood processing industry to Ried in Upper Austria for the “Thin-cutting & Repair Days”. The event, held by the Woodtech business field, brought more than 150 visitors to company HQ, mainly from western Europe, but also from …