Archives: November 2016

Highland Pellets completes 600,000 mt/yr pellet plant in Arkansas; production to be shipped to Drax

Highland Pellets LLC, an Arkansas company, announced the completion of the building of a 600,000 metric tons of pellets [...]

Ghana exports more sawnwood to Asian markets

Ghana’s wood products exports in the first seven months of this year totalled 228,387 cubic metres and earned [...]

Roundwood purchases rise by 7% in Finland

Finnish Forest Industries Federation's member companies bought 7% more wood from private forests during January-October 2016.    [...]

Germany: Softwood lumber exports increased by 2% in volume terms

In the first seven months of 2016, Germany's softwood lumber exports rose in volume by 2% against the same [...]

USNR to acquire Ventek

US wood product machinery manufacturer USNR has announced it has acquired Ventek, Inc., a manufacturer of veneer scanning, grading, and [...]

UK timber prices on the rise, with up to 6.8% increase

Following the Brexit, effects are to be shown in the timber prices in the UK. Thus, the upward trend is [...]

Austria: Falling softwood lumber prices in November

In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only exception is the price [...]

Latvijas Finieris’ starts second phase of EUR 80 million plywood plant expansion in Kohila, Estonia

Latvijas Finieris’ company, OU Kohila Vineer, will open its second phase of a EUR 80 million factory extension project at [...]

UPM invests EUR 40 million in the expansion of its Otepää plywood mill

The expansion of UPM Otepää plywood mill, started in the spring of 2015 along with the building of the new [...]

US lumber prices slipped $1 last week

Framing lumber sales remained placid during last week in the US. Buyers limited purchases to immediate needs, as they absorbed [...]