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Archives: August 2016

US lumber prices up another $4 at the beginning August

Framing lumber sales reached a level at which the sawmills in the US hold to established levels or push quotes [...]

Brazilian tropical sawnwood exports up 22%

In June 2016 Brazilian exports of wood-products (except pulp and paper) increased 4.1% in value compared to June [...]

Roundwood prices in Lithuania go down in June

During June 2016, most of the roundwood prices in Lithuania kept on decreasing, as compared to 2015. The pulpwood prices [...]

Interfor’s Q2/2016: increased earnings and lumber production

Interfor has recently published their financial results for Q2/2016. The Canadian company registered net earnings of CAD $23.2 [...]

UPM and Blue Energy Europe enter into agreement on renewable energy supply

UPM has entered into a conditional agreement with Blue Energy Europe (BEE) for the supply of heat for its H [...]

Strong growth in US wooden furniture imports

US imports of wooden furniture grew 13% in May month on month to US$1.44 billion. Year-to-date [...]

US residential window and door demand to grow 6% by 2020

Demand for residential windows and doors in the US might grow by 6% through 2020 and reach $25.6 billion [...]

Russian log, lumber, plywood and pulp exports grew during January-May 2016

During January-May 2016, Russia's exports of log, lumber, plywood and pulp have grown, compared to the same period [...]

US: Keene Lumber Company acquired by LBM Holdings

    U.S. LBM Holdings, LLC acquires Muskegon, Michigan- based Keene Lumber Company. Keene will join U [...]

UK: Drax doubles electricity generation from biomass; EBITDA drops 42% in H1/2016

UK's Drax power group has recently published its 1H/2016 results, announcing a doubling of its electricity generation from [...]