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Archives: June 2016

Cedar Creek acquired Lake States Lumber

Cedar Creek has expanded its footprint in Minnesota and Wisconsin with the acquisition of Lake States Lumber. Lake States Lumber [...]

Building materials companies in China open giant cluster in India

Companies that manufacture home decorative, interior products and building materials in China plan to open a manufacturing cluster in Andhra [...]

French group aims wood panel industry with resin made from rapeseed

Avril, the French oilseed group, announced that it will invest EUR 72 million through a joint venture in the production [...]

Stora Enso seeks expansion of CLT production capacity

Stora Enso has decided to commence a study in order to assess the feasibility of building a cross laminated timber [...]

UK’s Brexit brings uncertainty for Canadian biomass producers

Thursday UK’s Brexit vote to leave the EU made Canada’s British Columbia a more expensive place to get [...]

US lumber prices slipped $1 last week

Last week, US framing lumber prices were the ones to encounter a soft fall, while buyers kept a low profile [...]

Stora Enso, UPM and Metsä claims of roundwood purchases below market prices dismissed

The District Court in Helsinki has rejected the Metsähallitus’ claim for damages against Stora Enso Oyj, Metsäliitto Cooperative [...]

Global softwood lumber trade at all-time high in 2015

Global softwood lumber trade reached an all-time high in 2015 when 118 million m3 was traded internationally. This year [...]

European parquet market on the road to recovery

Confirming the January forecast of the FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) issued at the start of the DOMOTEX [...]

UK’s softwood lumber imports rise in Q1/2016

      During the Q1 2016, the British softwood lumber imports increased by 2%, compared to [...]