Archives: March 2014

New wood processing plant in the UK for SCA

On Tuesday 18th March, Ulf Larsson, President of SCA Forest Products, inaugurated SCA Timber Supply’s new plant at Melton [...]

Indonesia wood exports to EU may rise up to 10%, following VPA

On 27 February the European parliament ratified the EUIndonesia Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA [...]

Finland: Log prices stable in February

In February 2014, roundwood prices in Finland are largely stable as compare to January, with only few minor changes. Pine [...]

Austria: Price of wood pellets up by 5%

In March 2014, the price survey conducted by proPellets Austria resulted in an average price of € 26.01 €-Cent per [...]

Global log prices inching up

Global sawlog prices rose in the 4Q/13 resulting in the GSPI reaching its third highest level since 1995; the [...]

CLT comes to America

A super-strong engineered wood product popular in Europe, known as cross-laminated timber (CLT), is coming to America under [...]

European imports of Chinese plywood stable

According to the latest figures provided by Eurostat, European imports of plywood from China slightly declined in value by -1 [...]

EU imports of wood pellets booming

The European Commission recently presented the 2030 policy framework for climate and energy, where expectations are that by 2030, the [...]

Södra increases production at planing sawmill

Södra's sawmill in Ramkvilla will expand with a night shift at the planing line, meaning that the annual [...]

Germany: Drop in wood pellets price

At the beginning of the spring, in March, the cost of wood pellets in Germany has decreased by EUR 10 [...]