Archives: December 2015

Italian woodworking machinery industry up sharply in 2015

The Italian woodworking technology and wood-based materials industry keeps showing encouraging trends: preliminary figures for the current year speak [...]

Global softwood lumber trade close to 9-year high

Despite occasional gloomy reports from the sawmilling industry around the world this year, global softwood lumber trade increased during the [...]

Finland aims to double sawn timber shipments to China

Finnish sawmills are seeking for ways to increase their sales in international markets over the next three years. Supporting the [...]
December 13, 2015 Daily News / Global Trends / Lumber / Sawmilling / China / Europe / Global

Indonesia: LVL made of rubber wood

Samko Timber Limited (Jakarta, Indonesia) has developed ‘Heveatec’, which is LVL made of planted rubber wood. Samko plans to market [...]
December 13, 2015 Daily News / Wood construction

Välinge plans additional production capacity

Välinge Innovation has decided to add further capacity for development and production of its powder-based flooring concepts. The [...]

UK timber sector on the road to recovery

UK's forestry, wood and wood products sector is picking up after five years of low demand and little expansion [...]

The future of green building discussed at COP21

The fourth day of the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference on Thursday, last week had the theme of Buildings [...]

The global forest industry in the third quarter of 2015

Sawlog prices have trended downward in most markets worldwide for the past five quarters, resulting in the Global Sawlog Price [...]

Europe still leads the world in wood pellet consumtion and production

In 2014, of the total worldwide 27 million tons of pellets, 13.5 million tonnes were produced in Europe. Pellet [...]

Lower roundwood prices in Estonia

On a yearly basis, nearly all roundwood assortments in Estonia have become cheaper in August 2015, with few exceptions. Pine [...]