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Archives: February 2017

US softwood lumber production up 3.7%

U.S. sawmills produced 30.193 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2016 [...]

Rougier signs partnership contract to supply logs for Gabon

Rougier and Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) announced signing of a major partnership contract to supply logs for the processing [...]

Global forest industry results for the fourth quarter of 2016

Global forest industry results in the Q4/2016 are shown below.    Global Timber Markets    [...]

Södra invests in increasing sawmills’ production capacity; Långasjö, Värö, and Orrefors sawmills to be upgraded

Södra is investing just over SEK 200 million in the Långasjö, Värö, and Orrefors sawmills. The largest [...]

Russia: Analysis of the plywood and wood-based panels industry (financial and production capacity)

The Russian plywood industry is presented today by 65 factories with projected capacity of 4 million m3. They are working [...]

Homag Group now with 75% stake in Benz GmbH Werkzeugsysteme

Homag Group AG has increased its stake in Benz GmbH Werkzeugsysteme, Haslach i.K. and Rheinau, from 51% to 75 [...]

World’s tallest timber building (80m) will be build in Norway

Mjøstårnet is the name of the next key project in timber construction. The over 80m high building arises [...]
February 10, 2017 Daily News / Wood construction / Europe / Global

Price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood in India

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 16-31 January 2017.    Plantation teak prices [...]

Woodworking machinery production in Italy on record levels

The Italian woodworking machinery production amounted to EUR 2,078bn, 11.5% more than the EUR 1,864bn in 2015 [...]

Swiss wood pellets price grows in February, but is lower yoy

    The price for pellets in Switzerland increased by 1.73% during February 2017, reaching 381.6 [...]