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Archives: May 2016

Myanmar to stop teak wood production

Myanmar will stop teak wood production and reduce logging of hardwood this year due to severe deforestation, official media reported [...]

Production in construction drops in euro area

In March 2016 compared with February 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.9% in the [...]

ULK Sawmill to install two progressive kilns from Finnish Heinola

ULK Sawmill in Arkangelsk district, Russia, has ordered eight 2-zone progressive kilns type HFB from Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc [...]

LIGNA Conference: The woodworking community on its way to Industry 4.0

On 3 and 4 Mai 2016 the first LIGNA Conference was held in the Robotation Academy at the Hannover Exhibition [...]

Pellet plant in Belarus doubles its capacity

A pellet plant with 30 thousand tonnes annual capacity from Borisov (Belarus), owned by Swoods Export, will double its capacity [...]

Ta Ann revenues drop on very low plywood prices in Japan

Plywood prices in Japan seem to fell short, as Ta Ann Holdings Bhd. said in a quarterly review when releasing [...]

UPM Pellos mills exceeded 10 million cubic meters in total softwood plywood production

UPM Plywood's Pellos mills have crossed a significant milestone of 10 million cubic meters in all-time total production [...]

Austria: Wood pellets’ price keeps dropping

Wood pellets’ price in Austria continued to decline this month, compared to April 2016. Moreover, the price was also lower [...]

Ottawa negotiations bring no progress on a new Softwood Lumber Agreement

The Canadian softwood lumber negotiators met with the US officials last week in Ottawa. Yet, there is no sign of [...]

Biesse buys Italian Uniteam

Biesse S.p.A. has this week signed a contract for the acquisition of 100% of the Italian Uniteam S [...]