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September 2015
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Upcoming events:
  • Canada: Woodworking West
    (Oct 7 until Oct 8)
  • Brasil: Pulp and Paper Congress
    (Oct 6 until Oct 8)
  • Iraq: Project Iraq
    (Oct 5 until Oct 8)
  • Poland: Drema and Furnica
    (Oct 6 until Oct 9)
  • UK Construction Week
    (Oct 6 until Oct 11)
  • Netherlands: Kampeer en Caravan
    (Oct 7 until Oct 11)
  • Belgium: BIS Bouwbeurs
    (Oct 3 until Oct 11)
  • France: Maison Deco
    (Oct 9 until Oct 12)

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people
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goforwood.info gathers, links and publishes worldwide inside information from the extensive forestry and wood industry sectors, illustrated by the actors themselves with applications of wood products in the real world. goforwood.info brings news and information to your personal desk. Although logo-links and advertising are welcome, goforwood.info is not a buying and selling e-marketplace.

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Recent offers for agents & importers:

Skirting boards and flooring accessories
from Poland (27.03.2015)

Round wood and sawn timber
from Latvia (26.03.2015)

Plywood products,
formwork panels, film faced boards from China (03.03.2015)

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The International Green Gazette

Global Sawlog Price Index: lowest level in six years (2015-10-04)

Sawlog prices fell again in the 2Q/15 in most of the 19 regions worldwide that are part of the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI). The only regions where prices increased were in Northwest Russia and the Interior of British Columbia. The GSPI fell 1.5% to $72.63/m3 in the 2Q/15. This Index is currently at its lowest level since 2009, and is down 20% from its all-time high four years ago, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Eine furnierte Theke fuer ein Millionenpublikum (.de) (2015-10-04)

Seit sechs Jahren zählt sie zu den meist gesehenen Möbelstücken Deutschlands: Die Theke im ZDF-Nachrichtenstudio auf dem Mainzer Lerchenberg.

FSC project awards (.be) (2015-10-03)

FSC België reikt op 20 oktober 2015 voor het eerst de ‘FSC Project Awards’ uit. Niet minder dan 44 projecten hebben zich de laatste maanden ingeschreven in één van de 4 categorieën. Tijdens het event voor de 10de verjaardag van FSC België zullen de winnaars bekend gemaakt worden.

UPM joins China Sustainable Paper Alliance (2015-10-03)

The 10th of September 2015 marks a significant turn towards more responsibly sourced paper and pulp products in China. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), The Chinese Forestry Industry Association and the leading producers and buyers of paper and pulp products have established The China Sustainable Paper Alliance (CSPA) to promote the development of responsible sourcing and sustainable forest operations within the forest industry in China.

New UBC student residence to be among world's tallest wood buildings (.ca) (2015-10-02)

One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at UBC, providing housing for hundreds of students. When completed, the $51.5-million residence building will stand 53 metres tall (about 174 feet). “This beautiful, new tall wood building will serve as a living laboratory for the UBC community,” said Martha Piper, interim president. “It will advance the university’s reputation as a hub of sustainable and innovative design, and provide our students with much-needed on-campus housing.”