Archives: February 2016

Biomass sector growing in Catalonia

The biomass sector in Catalonia is very dynamic and has consolidated a lot in the recent period. Assumpta Farran, the [...]
February 23, 2016 Daily News / Wood pellets / Europe / Global

US lumber&panel prices in mid-February

A midweek surge of orders in many species was the highlight of the framing lumber market. After a slow start [...]

Australian foresters aim to develop the use of biomass

The use of biomass to produce electricity will be encouraged by the forestry industry in Australia, according to ABC. This [...]

Price of Austrian wood pellets stagnates in February

In February 2016, the average retail price of wood pellets in Austria registered a slight growth compared to January 2016 [...]

EGGER opens up new market segment for plastic edging at Brilon

The EGGER Group is investing in the Brilon (Germany) plant by developing polypropylene edging production. Through this second edging facility [...]

Sweden: Sawn timber production and export on the rise in 2015

The preliminary figures from the Swedish Forest Industries Federation have shown that 2015 was a good year for the Swedish [...]

Prices for softwood&hardwood lumber in France

The following table contains the latest price information from the French National Wood Federation (Fédération nationale du bois [...]

Albania bans logging for the next 10 years

The forests in Albania have suffered major exploitation in the past 25 years, so the Albanian government has decided to [...]
February 22, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Kährs Group achieves higher profits in 2015

Net sales of the Swedish wood flooring manufacturer Kährs totalled SEK 667 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 [...]

The Netherlands might cut off wood energy subsidies

Lawmakers in the Netherlands, together with Dutch parliamentarians, want to cease the projects regarding wood energy subsidies and wood-fired [...]
February 22, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Wood pellets / Europe / Global