The ranks of ETIC, the new European Timber Industries Confederation, are widening with the membership of SEFB, the French Organisation of Forest Operators, an independent and responsible professional Organisation which today represents - with a cumulative Pre-tax turnover of 340 million € and the annual mobilisation of more than 5,200,000 m3 - the vast majority of French forest operators
US homebuilding fell more than expected in July, the latest sign that surging construction costs and home prices continued to constrain the housing market early in the third quarter of the year
The mood in companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in August. The assessment of the current situation improved to +45.6 points (previous month: +43.2 points). However, the outlook for the next 6 months was more pessimistic
Vietnam ranked third globally in natural rubberwood export, with over 80% of rubberwood production is exported. Therefore, this is considered as a strong industry of Vietnam. Rubber is grown in the Southeast accounts for 71% of the country’s production, and concentrated in Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, and Tay Ninh.
While there were some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices that continued to drop for the week ending August 20, several prices were flat while others actually popped up
Acacia belongs to the genus Acacia (scientific name: Acacia) is a genus of some species of shrubs and woody plants native to the ancient mainland of Gondwana, belongs to the subfamily Virgin (Mimosoideae) belongs to the Bean family (Fabaceae), first described by Linnaeus in 1773 in Africa. Today, there are about 1300 species of Acacia trees worldwide, of which about 950 species are native to Australia, and the rest are common in dry areas of the tropics and warm temperate climate in both hemispheres, including Africa, southern Asia, Americas. However, the genus Acacia does not appear to be monophyletic. This discovery led to the division of Acacia into 5 new genera.
Lumber prices are on the rise again as supply tightens, residential construction projects pick up, and the U.S. prepares to double a tariff on Canadian softwood.
Eucalyptus is known as one of the tallest plant species on earth with more than 700 different species. Trees are native to Australia, and their habitats are mainly in tropical and subtropical regions of the region. However, today we can come across eucalyptus all over the world, the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean region, the Middle East, China, the Indian peninsula and even in Vietnam.
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