Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) is pleased to announce funding for up to two international collaborative research projects in 2010 for leading Australian forest and wood product scientists, through its annual Denis Cullity Fellowship program.
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.