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EPA released the final federal formaldehyde emissions standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency released the final federal formaldehyde emissions standards for composite wood products used in finished goods [...]
December 15, 2016 Daily News / Wood Products / Global / North America

Romania launches new app for tracking illegal forest cutting

The Environment, Waters and Forestry Ministry (MMAP) in Romania has recently launched an application dedicated to the forestry sector.  [...]
December 15, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

EU renewable energy targets supporting the boom in global wood pellet production

Worldwide wood pellet production might blow due to the growing demand for bioenergy, set by the renewable energy targets and [...]
December 15, 2016 Statistics / Wood pellets / Europe / Global / North America

Metsä Group reaches historical figures for sawn timber production

Metsä Group’s Finnish sawmills became part of the Group’s Pulp Industry Metsä Fibre in a group internal transaction [...]

Wood pellets’ price in Switzerland keeps on going up in December

Wood pellets' average retail price for in Switzerland increased during December 2016, to 369 CHF/t (342.76 EUR/t [...]

Denmark’s largest power station replaces coal with wood pellets

As part of Copenhagen's goal of being CO2-neutral by 2025, the Avedøre Power Station is now able [...]

The global forest industry in Q3/2016

Global sawlogs prices fell again in the 3Q/16 after a temporary increase in the 2Q/16, following an almost [...]

Finnish maker of Honka homes rejects Russian Sistema buying offer

Sistema Finance S.A. announced on 3 November 2016 that it was making a voluntary public cash purchase tender offer [...]

US Commerce Department launches investigation against China plywood products

Antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations are going to be launched on certain hardwood plywood products from China, announced the [...]

IKEA designers explores bamboo as new material for furniture

IKEA has recently announced that its design team is currently searching for new materials to make furniture.    [...]