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Archives: September 2015

Schelling acquires German IMA

The Austrian technology leader of cut to size solutions Schelling has acquired the German IMA from Munich, a specialist for [...]

Koskisen to expand sawn timber production

Koskisen Oy, one of Finland's largest private wood processing companies, plans to increase sawn timber production in the coming [...]

Sawlog prices falling worldwide

Sawlog prices fell again in the 2Q/15 in most of the 19 regions worldwide that are part of the [...]

Global production of sawn softwood inches up

In 2014, sawn softwood consumption increased in North America by 4.6%, to 85.6 million m3 , and in Europe [...]

Metsä to adjust production at its pine sawmills in Finland

After adjusting production at its spruce sawmills in Finland, Metsä Wood will start statutory employee negotiations to adjust its production [...]

Interfor cuts lumber production by 20% in US South

Interfor today announced plans to reduce production across its operating platform in the US South by 20 percent on a [...]

Canada should target other markets after the SLA expiration

Canada needs to step up efforts to build new markets for softwood lumber as the country's biggest customer, the [...]

Setra to close Valbo planing mill

    The Swedish wood products company Setra will invest in the processing unit in Skutskär in [...]

Brazil’s wood products exports projected to rise 30% in 2015

The value of Brazilian wood products exports (including timber, wood chips, sawnwood, plywood, door, mouldings, and flooring) is expected to [...]

Switzerland and Norway to regulate timber imports

Although not an EU member state, Norway has decided to implement the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) with effect from 1 [...]
September 2, 2015 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / Lumber / Europe / Global