Peter Gunnersen, Chairman of the J. W. Gottstein Memorial Trust Fund, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Silvia Pongracic as the incoming Secretary of the Trust, following the resignation of the current Secretary, Dr Adrian Wallis.
Domestic softwood sawlog prices have moved up in Russia in 2009 both in Ruble and in US dollar terms. In the 4Q, the average pine log prices were over 30% higher than in the 1Q/09 (in Ruble terms they were up 15% during the
year), as reported in the Wood Resource Quarterly.
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, is set to discuss key updates on wood product certification and the green building movement at the upcoming ‘Dubai WoodShow 2010’, the Middle East's only wood-f
A new report on the mountain pine beetle epidemic describes it as one of North America's largest natural environmental disasters that will put an estimated 16 major sawmills out of business in B.C. and lead to long-term lumber shortages in the United States.
THE CRC for Forestry will be conducting workshop to present recent advances in LiDAR data acquisition and processing for forest applications at the University of Tasmania on 20-21April.
The workshop will run as an open forum on 21 April, while the workshop on 22 April will be aimed
TWO AUSTRALIAN forestry academics have joined an elite band of people who will receive prestigious International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO) Scientific Achievement Awards in recognition of their scientific achievements in forestry research.
A STATE branch of Australia’s most powerful workers’ union will pressure Government to crack down on structurally unsafe building materials after adopting guidelines from industry on non-compliant wood products.