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Archives: March 2016

Heinola receives progressive kilns orders from UPM and JPJ-Wood Oy

UPM Kaukas Sawmill has ordered three automatic 2-zone progressive kilns type HTC from the Finnish Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc [...]

UK: TTF launches survey to help improve its due diligence process

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has launched a member and stakeholder survey on the Responsible Purchasing Policy (RPP), its due [...]

Amec Foster Wheeler to supply biomass dust combustion plant to Finnish utility company

Amec Foster Wheeler won a contract for supplying for the Finnish utility company Seinäjoen Energia. The UK engineering company [...]

Sweden seeks opportunities in the rising Japanese wooden house building

New opportunities arise in the Japanese construction sector for the Swedish lumber. Swedish Forest Industry President, Carina Håkansson (in [...]

Construction activity outlook in Europe brightens

The Dutch construction sector shows positives results and recovers at a fast pace. The predictions for the coming two years [...]

Koskisen increases plywood and sawn timber production in 2015

For the Finnish Koskisen Group, 2015 was largely similar to the previous year. The Group’s net sales totalled EUR [...]
March 30, 2016 Lumber / Wood-based panels / Europe / Global

Ilim Group to invest US$ 2 billion in its production facilities by 2020

Ilim Group today announced its new Business Plan to 2020, which includes investments of over USD 2 billion into existing [...]

Poland ratifies large-scale logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest

Poland has recently ratified large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest, the last ancient woodland. The decision comes in an [...]
March 30, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Logset launched two large-size harvesters (video)

Logset launched two new harvester models to the 8-wheeled GTE range, 10H GTE and 12H GTE Hybrid. The new [...]

Average prices for Chinese sawn softwood/hardwood imports in 2015

Data from China Customs shows that there was a slight rise in Chinese sawnwood imports in 2015. China’s 2015 [...]