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Archives: August 2016

World’s largest CHP biomass plant to be built in UK

MGT Teesside Limited announced on the 11th of August the construction of the biggest biomass combined heat and power plant [...]

Nippon Paper aims to become a player on the wood pellet market

Nippon Paper Industries, Tokyo, plans to start roasting the wood pellets as to produce biomass fuel in fiscal 2018. The [...]

Russia’s Siberian sawmills have become the most profitable in the world due to Rouble depreciation

The sharp depreciation of the Russian Rouble has resulted in substantially lower sawlog costs for the sawmilling industry in Eastern [...]

UK: LBS acquires Talbot Timber acquisition

LBS Builders’ Merchants, UK, has acquired Talbot Timber, closing the biggest acquisition until now.    Talbot Timber [...]

U.S. housing starts rise unexpectedly in July

U.S. housing starts increased unexpectedly in July, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. Housing starts [...]

Canada-US: Special hearing on the softwood lumber trade dispute

A special hearing is held in Ottawa this week regarding the softwood lumber trade dispute between the US and Canada [...]
August 17, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / Global / North America

Wood pellets’ price in Germany keeps its stability this summer

During August 2016, the price of wood pellets in Germany reached EUR 222.54/tonne. The price decreased by 0 [...]

Boise Cascade to take downtime at two Oregon plywood mills

Boise Cascade will be taking up to seven days of maintenance downtime the week of September 4 at the company [...]

FSC to disassociate from BILT and its Malaysian subsidiary SFI

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it has disassociated from Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and the subsidiary company [...]

Forecast: Japanese wood demand expected to rise this year

Japan’s Forestry Agency has recently held a meeting for revising the wood demand for 2016. There is a reported [...]