Archives: February 2017

DRAX makes offer to buy former German Pellets plants in US

UK’s biggest power station, Drax, has recently made offers to buy two of German Pellets' bankrupted US-based biomass [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland rise in 2016

In 2016, the average price paid for pine logs procured from the Finnish non-industrial private forests in standing sales [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs & sawnwood prices hold steady as demand is slow in Europe before spring

Markets in France, Spain and Portugal are reported as very quiet with only low volumes being purchased to replenish stocks [...]

Delhi Wood Fair expects 450 exhibitors from about 30 countries

Over 450 exhibitors from about 30 countries, including China, France and Germany, will showcase their products and machinery during the [...]

Century Ply develops alternate strategy for Laos ban crisis

Century Plyboards India has developed an alternate strategy for the Laos crisis that banned export of raw wood and veneer [...]

Timber businesses in Sarawak affected by export quota

The reduction in logs export quota and tightening of timber harvesting activities, together with sluggish plywood market in Sarawak have [...]

Lumber prices in the US up again at the end of February

Framing lumber sales were especially focused on the secondary market during last week. The recent purchases and the higher prices [...]

US: Furniture makers expanding production capacity

La-Z-Boy announced an investment of approximately US$26 million over three years in its largest upholstered furniture manufacturing [...]
February 24, 2017 Daily News / Furniture / Global / North America

Optimistic outlook for the German softwood lumber market

During the Q4/2016, the softwood companies in Germany kept on the positive trend.    The results [...]

Gambia suspends transport, import and export of timber

Gambia's Ministry of Forestry, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources, has announced, in a press release, that the import [...]
February 24, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Africa / Global