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In-depth course on wood based panels 03 August, 2015
An intensive training course (Certificate of Advanced Studies - CAS) offered by Bern University of Applied Sciences: Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering, is dedicated to technologists and managers of the wood based panel industry and related sectors.
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Canadian government helps CLT Outaouais to improve facilities
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The Government of Canada has granted funding to the firm CLT Outaouais in order to improve its facilities and acquire equipment for the manufacture of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels for the residential and commercial building market.
US decreased wood pellet supply to UK in May
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 The UK's imports of wood pellets in May dipped 14% on the month to 454,769 tonnes with a substantial increase in Canadian material only partially offsetting lower supply from the US.
Belgian Govi buys chemicals firm Emulco Malaysia
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Belgian speciality chemicals company Govi has acquired Malaysian sector player Emulco Malaysia.
Enviva reports Q1 revenues of US$114.3m
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Enviva Partners LP (EVA), one of the largest US suppliers of 100% wood pellets to power generators, has reported improved pro forma financial results for Q1, 2015 versus Q1, 2014.
Largest LVL plant in Japan completed
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Three companies, Iida group holdings, First Plywood and Kawai Ringyo are said to have built the largest LVL manufacturing plant in Japan, which completed in late March in Aomori prefecture, reports the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).
New EPD for laminate flooring published
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 An impressive feature of laminate flooring is its good life cycle assessment results.
Build the Empire State building in wood
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Tall wood buildings proponent and famed architect Michael Green has teamed up with Finnish timber and panel maker Metsä Wood to redesign the iconic Empire State Building in timber frame construction according to the Woodworking Network.
High tech wood chips
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Biodegradable, wood based computer chips can perform just as well as chips commonly used for wireless communication, according to new research at the University of Wisconsin.
Al-Noor MDF installs Kleiberit’s latest HiGloss line
Thursday, July 16, 2015 Al-Noor MDF, based in Karachi, Pakistan has successfully started the operation of a HiGloss Line and is now able to upgrade melamine faced MDF boards with solid colours, modern pattern and wooden decors with a high durable, mirror-like surface.
EPF committed to compulsory E1 in Europe
Thursday, July 16, 2015 The European Panel Federation (EPF), representing Europe’s manufacturers of particleboard, MDF, OSB, plywood, hardboard and softboard, held its AGM in Vienna, Austria, June 25-26 June, 2015. Dr Paolo Fantoni accepted to be the new chairman of EPF.

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