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Archives: July 2014

Schweighofer new sawmill in Romania under construction

Schweighofer construction works for the new sawmill in Reci (Romania, county Covasna) are proceeding very well, the company announced in [...]

EGGER expands capacity in Germany

This month the EGGER Group has inaugurated a new lamination line at its German plant in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony. EGGER [...]

Steico starts construction of LVL plant in Poland

On July 16, 2014, the component manufacturer Steico has laid the foundation stone for the new Czarna Woda LVL plant [...]

Biomass plants expected to increase rapidly in Japan

It has been about two years after FIT (fixed price power purchase system of renewable energy) was enacted in Japan [...]

Wood pellet demand in Europe expected to triple by 2020

The European Union recently published its annual biofuels report for 2014 with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural [...]

Siempelkamp delivers another MDF plant in Asia

Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) ordered a complete MDF plant including a high-end 4' ContiRoll® press from Siempelkamp in April [...]

European sawmills expand market presence in China

After a booming 2013, when European sawmills tripled their exports to China, it seems that the start of 2014 continues [...]

Log prices down in Lithuania

The declining trend in Lithuanian roundwood prices which started in April continues in May, though prices for almost all assortments [...]

Sales down 5.4% for Stora Enso

Stora Enso’s 2Q 2014 sales at Euro 2.58 billion were Euro 147 million lower than a year ago [...]

Austria: Wood pellets price under last year

The July 2014 price survey conducted by proPellets Austria resulted in an average price of €24,24 Cent per kg [...]