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2011-03-09 06:00:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for wood raw materials indicates higher pine stumpage prices for forest owners and investors. Forisk Consulting forecasts sawtimber prices for the US South strengthening 4.6% into 2012 and 5.5% into 2013 as lumber production increases with housing starts. Alternately, pine pulpwood - the lower valued raw material used for pulp, OSB and bioenergy - gains 1.4% and 2.7% into 2012 and 2013 South-wide, with high variance across the...

2011-03-07 10:30:00

BOSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today reported that China's imports of woodchips increased 340% between 2008 and 2010, and that import levels are expected to more than double by 2015. This prediction is included in a newly published Special Market Analysis Study: The 18th annual International Pulpwood Trade Review. This annual report has become an essential tool for operators of tree farms and managed...

2010-09-15 09:58:00

ATHENS, Ga. Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Anemic housing construction - and the resulting impacts on lumber demand - delayed the expected recovery of pine sawtimber prices this year. Despite the apparent delay in recovery, several states, and end markets for pulpwood, show signs of resiliency. Forisk Consulting's mid-year update of its 10-year, state-by-state forecast for pine sawtimber and pulpwood stumpage in the US South reflect the variability across local timber markets as sawmills retool...

2010-07-08 09:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recently released Greenpeace report regarding the Indonesian forestry industry, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is exposing the unequivocally inaccurate and deliberately misleading claims made against Indonesian sustainability policy and APP. "APP is absolutely committed to the sustainable development of Indonesia and is dedicated to supporting the government to achieve its environmental and development objectives," said Aida Greenbury,...

2010-02-08 14:58:00

BOSTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wood Biomass Market Report today commented that new "draft" rules announced by the Farm Services Agency for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) come closer to providing assurances that wood for higher-value products will not be diverted for use as biomass. The Report, published monthly by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has reported since the program's inception last year on the concern among...

2009-02-11 16:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today predicted that the Pacific Rim woodchip trade -- already at record levels in 2008 -- will expand even further by 12% to more than 19 million BDMT by 2013. This prediction is included in a newly published Review: The 16th International Pulpwood Trade Review. However as a result of the global financial crisis, according to the Review woodchip imports (and prices) will decline...

2008-12-16 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports shares the U.S. government's stated concerns that a large and increasing volume of timber is being sold for as little as C25 cents per cubic meter in British Columbia and that timber is then being used to produce softwood lumber products. Using the pine beetle epidemic as an excuse, a dramatically increasing volume of timber harvested in the BC Interior is being sold to lumber producers for as low as C25...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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