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November 11, 2011

Cascades launches a new environmentally sound Christmas tree life size model

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 11, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades is launching the Massimo Christmas tree, made of 100% recycled cardboard.

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28 October, 2011

The importance of the domestic timber trade for FLEGT and REDD

ropenbos International would like to invite you to an informal networking event on 23 November 2011, to learn about the practical dilemmas of regulating domestic timber markets.

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October 31, 2011

Other sources of softwood logs for China

SEATTLE, WA, Okt. 31, 2011 (RISI) - Note to RISI readers who may feel that we are becoming the "All China -- All the Time" channel: I really did have another subject in mind for this Viewpoint, on South America, but then I received an interesting email from Lithuania and got a bit side-tracked.

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Nov 1, 2011

Stora Enso planning new mill in China

Nov 1, 2011 Stora Enso is planning to build a new integrated carton board mill in southern China. The investment will be larger than the total cost for Stora Enso’s and Arauco’s pulp mill project in Uruguay.

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November 10, 2011

China s Hunger for Wood Raw Material Pushes Timber Prices Upward Increasing

Seattle, WA, October 20, 2010 -- Continued increases in demand for wood raw-material from sawmills, plywood plants and pulp mills in China has pushed domestic log prices upward and many Chinese companies are increasingly exploring the opportunities of importing more logs and wood chips to supplement the domestic fiber sources.

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November 3, 2011

Wood WORKS! Award Winners Announced: wood design solutions for diverse building types showcased

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - An elite group of Ontario's leading architects, engineers, and project teams received Wood Design Awards at the 11th annual Wood WORKS! awards celebration.

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Oct 20, 2011

Metso to Supply Pulp Line for Production of Chemical Cellulose for Sappi's Ngodwana Mill in South Africa

Finland, Oct 20, 2011 - Metso will supply a new fiberline for chemical cellulose for Sappi's Ngodwana mill in South Africa. Start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2013. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Metso's delivery will include the design and supply of the main equipment for the new fiberline, from cooking to bleaching. The batch cooking plant is to be designed according to the prehydrolysis process and TwinRoll wash presses will be used in all washing positions.

UNECE Region forest products markets rebound after two years of falling production and consumption

UNECE Timber Committee Statement on  Forest Products Markets in 2011 and 2012
Adopted on 14 October 2011
The Committee reviewed developments in forest products markets as reported in the Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2010-2011, as well as experts’ presentations, country market statements and forecasts.
UNECE Region forest products markets rebound after two years of falling production and consumptionForest Products contributing to the green economy
I. Overview of forest products markets in 2011 and 2012

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October 26th, 2011

Wood fibre costs reach new highs

Wood fibre costs for the global pulp industry reach new highs in 2011 with the biggest increases seen in Russia, Finland and Western US, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood costs account for about 60 percent of the production costs when manufacturing pulp for paper.

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October 26, 2011

Forest Sector Backs City of Ottawa Commitment on Green Construction



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