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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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There are seven felled tree trunks with coins pushed into them in the picturesque village of Portmeirion, in Wales.
However, some insurance companies may pay for the cost of removing the felled tree if it is blocking a driveway or a ramp designed to assist the handicapped.
In fact, most felled trees, particularly in tropical forests, are used as fuel by the poor, which immediately returns carbon back to the atmosphere, increasing the greenhouse effect and the planet's gradual overheating.
2 of trees, tree branches and brush clearing lsima, Crosscut and felled trees, trees grouped together, at the request of the owner of an immovable collect valleys cutting waste piles or onto the outer edge of the line;
3 million based on the size of the felled trees, Carlson said.
Each cut is carefully planned so the felled trees will not crash down on smaller ones--if they're in the projected path, they will be cut first.
Southern Poland was hardest hit by the storms, with three deaths and 34 injuries when a tornado and heavy rain storms tore the roofs off homes, felled trees and overturned cars.
The blaze began just before 3pm yesterday as contractors were burning off branches from felled trees.
The workers, who were subcontractors for Pardee Construction, based in Los Angeles, could not chop up the wood from felled trees while construction equipment was being operated, so they did so on Sunday, the official explained.
Felled trees are either removed and utilized (cut-and-remove) or left on site (cut-and-leave).
Some encouraging progress is being made by the timber trade in Britain to ensure that the source of trees can be confirmed, but it is still the case that hardly a single merchant can guarantee that they have not purchased wood from illegally felled trees.
Forestry Commission Wales, which is paying for the project, recently felled trees in the area and the replanting scheme is in line with the forest design plan, which was agreed by local people.