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Archives: June 2016

Weyerhaeuser to close lumber and plywood mills in Columbia Falls

Weyerhaeuser Company announced on June 22nd that it will permanently shut down its operations at the lumber and plywood mills [...]

FSC certificate for Schweighofer suspended

Holzindustrie Schweighofer’s FSC multi-site certificate has been temporarily suspended by the certification body Quality Austria. Currently a fresh [...]

Germany: Sawn beech lumber exports drop on lower Chinese and Polish demand

During the Q1 of 2016, Germany’s sawn beech lumber exports decreased by 2%, compared to the same period of [...]

Huge biomass CHP plant inaugurated in Sweden

Fortum Värme, jointly owned by Fortum and the City of Stockholm, last month inaugurated its new biomass-fired combined [...]
June 22, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Wood pellets / Europe / Global

Study: European Nordic wood producers and the forest certification system issues

The efficiency of environmental communication should be built throughout business practices. Wood is a renewable raw material, and thus the [...]

Europe: Veneer mills affected by oak shortage supply

2015 was another challenging year for the European veneer sector. Throughout 2015 and continuing into 2016, European veneer mills were [...]

Estonia: Roundwood prices drop sharply in April

Roundwood prices in Estonia decreased during April 2016. Moreover, the industrial wood was the sector that decreased the most.  [...]

EOS meeting conclusion: The European sawmill industry is the foundation of bioeconomy

“In an evolving green economy the European Sawmill Industry plays a key role and it can be defined as the [...]

Södra to close Ramkvilla and Torsås sawmills; softwood capacity reduced by 200,000 m3

Södra is implementing structural changes in its sawmill and planing operations to strengthen the company’s long-term competitiveness [...]

Italian softwood imports go down by 1% in 2015

The Italian softwood imports decreased by 1% in 2015 due to the fact that Austria, the lead supplier for Italy [...]