Archives: August 2015

China: Välinge signs a new 2G/5G wood license for wood flooring

Chinese company Jiangsu Mingle Flooring Co., Ltd has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge for the use [...]

German Pellets mends turnover in the first half of 2015

In the first half year of 2015, the German Pellets Group managed to improve market position and make investments for [...]

Finland: Versowood decreases sawmills capacities

Versowood is commencing statutory co-operation negotiations concerning the adjustment of capacity to the current demand and order backlog. The [...]

New particle board at Kronospan’s Menznau production site

Kronospan Switzerland AG has decided to invest approximately CHF 80 million at its Menznau production site in Lucerne. A completely [...]

India to rely on hardwood chips imports because of lack in forest resources

India has limited domestic forest resources to supply its forest industry, and with growing domestic demand for forest products, the [...]

Pellets price stable for Austria in August

The price of pellets in Austria seems to be stable in August. One tonne of pellets has declined by an [...]

Lumber demand in Japan is expected to decrease

The Japanese Forest Agency made up demand projection of major wood products for the second half of this year. On [...]

Eon sold 556 MW coal-fired power plant to German Pellets

German power company Eon has reached an agreement with German Pellets to sell its Belgium 556 MW Langerlo coal-fired [...]

Sawlog prices in Sweden go down, while pulpwood prices rise

Swedish sawlog prices decreased by 1 percent in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the prior quarter while pulpwood [...]

Russian hardwood plywood exports to EU vary

Russian hardwood plywood deliveries to the EU totalled 323,198 cu.m in the first five months of this year [...]