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Issue date: 
October 10, 2013

Texas Forests provide $93 billion in environmental benefits each year

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February 4th, 2013

Klausner Lumber One to open $130M sawmill with 350 jobs in Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced the construction in Suwannee County of the Klausner Lumber One sawmill.

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January 25th, 2013

Rayonier selling wood products division

On Tuesday, real estate and timberland management company Rayonier announced it is selling one of its four operating divisions, its wood products division, to Vancouver, Canada-based International Forest Products Limited (Interfor).

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January 2nd, 2013

North American lumber prices forecast to soar in 2013

New five-year outlook shows that supply and demand conditions in wood products for the long-awaited ‘super-cycle’ are now taking hold, with the full impact still some 3+ years away!

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Dez. 10, 2012

Are we heading back to landfills?

A Canadian forester recently transplanted to the States asked what sweeping federal policies exist concerning utilization of wood biomass for energy, to which I could only answer, "None." What we do have is a schizophrenic regulatory landscape, in which about 30 states have

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December 10th, 2012

US housing boosts lumber not logs

Housing starts in the US jumped to 894,000 units in October. This was 19 percent higher than in August, and as much as 42 percent more than in October of last year.

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November 30th, 2012

US lumber demand strengthens

US lumber markets are finding good support from the US housing recovery. Housing starts are continually increasing and turning into real demand for timber. Saw mills in the US have been burned by predicting housing recovery in the past, and as such have held back from increasing production.

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2nd November 2012

US now largest wood pellet exporter in the world

Pellet exports from the two primary pellet-producing regions on the North American continent, the U.S.

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October 22, 2012

The Clinton Foundation Partners with Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty

Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP.org) today announced its partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, adding the Clinton Development Initiative’s (CDI) Trees of Hope project in Malawi as the fourth project to its growing portfolio of certified forestry carbon projects.

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October 22, 2012

Turning Forests into Carbon Banks

For decades, Lock Haven, Pa., has secured its municipal water supply from 5,200 acres of city-owned forest in northern Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Mountains. In the past, the city kept its water rates down by logging hemlock, hardwoods and other timber from the property.


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by Dr. Radut