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Archives: 2015

Arauco buys Sonae to form giant in the wood panel industry

Sonae Indústria, parent company of Tafisa, has entered into a joint partnership with Chilean Inversiones Arauco Internacional, Limitada to [...]

Resolute suspends logging in Quebec region

Resolute Forest Products is suspending indefinitely its wood-cutting operations in Quebec's Mauricie region near Trois-Rivieres.   [...]

First LIGNA conference to be held in Hannover in May 2016

The first-ever LIGNA Conference will make its debut at the Hannover Exhibition Center's Robotation Academy from 3 to [...]

Capacity of Accoya wood doubled

Accsys, the chemical technology group, has reached a new agreement with Solvay Acetow Gmbh for the licensing, marketing and manufacturing [...]

GS Group launched the Sudoma sawmill in Russia

The added-value wood processing plant, Sudoma Timber Mill, LLC., located in the village of Pskov, Russia, which has been [...]

Forest products markets in Europe and North America still slow

Markets show signs of rising consumption for some forest products, though the picture is far from consistent In Europe and [...]

Lack of interest in the extension of the Softwood Lumber Agreement

The Softwood Lumber Agreement between Canada and the US expired in October and negotiations have not started for a new [...]

Sharp fall Chinese logs import prices

Chinese imports of logs have dropped significantly during the first three quarters of 2015. Imports were down 14 percent in [...]

Latest timber prices in India

The second round of auctions for the current season has been concluded at Forest Depart Depots in Surat and Vyara [...]

Kährs increases hardwood flooring sales

Kährs Group reported a positive third quarter. Net sales of the Group rose SEK 62 million, or ten percent [...]