Archives: January 2014

Dieffenbacher to build drum dryer for Asia Dekor

After commissioning almost 500 dryers and air graders for the production of wood panels, the company Dieffenbacher has recently received [...]

Housing starts in Japan rise more than expected

Housing starts in November 2013 beat analysts expectations and were higher than forecast according to data from the Ministry of [...]

Softwood lumber prices decline in Austria

As in Germany, prices for softwood lumber in Austria have declined at the end of the last year. The price [...]

Norway: Roundwood volumes rise, prices decline

A total of 9 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut in Norway for sale in 2013; an increase [...]

Estonia: Higher roundwood prices

Nearly all assortments of roundwood in Estonia have become more expensive in November 2013 on a yearly basis, except birch [...]

Price for spruce in Tyrol continues to rise

The price for spruce sawlogs in Tyrol continued to increase in December. As compared to November the increase is just [...]

Price of pellets in Austria keeps stable in January

The price of pellets in Austria seems to be stable in January. One tonne of pellets is more expensive than [...]

Siempelkamp: orders of wood-based panel plants drive up turnover in 2013

For the Siempelkamp Group, the 2013 fiscal year was good despite the difficult market environment. With orders up to EUR [...]

RusForest opens sawmill in Arkhangelsk

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, today announced the start of wood pellet production at the [...]

Schweighofer expects an 8% turnover increase in Romania

The Austrians from Holzindustrie Schweighofer, owned by Gerald Schweighofer, expect a turnover rise of 8% in 2014, up to EUR [...]