Archives: April 2017

Softwood dominates China’s log imports in 2016

China’s log imports in 2016 totalled 48.73 million cubic metres valued at US$8.082 billion, a year [...]

UPM bets on Chinese market opportunities

Foreign companies are more and more interested in developing businesses in China due to the country's supply-side structural [...]

Sweden: Tall buildings in wood may represent a good example for increasing production

    Multi-storey buildings in wood are on the rise in Sweden as their many advantages become [...]

Thermally modified American ash showcased by AHEC in Turkey project

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has launched a new case study showcasing the use thermally-modified American ash to [...]

SCA splits into two listed companies: SCA Forest Products and Hygiene and Health Essity

SCA’s shareholders voted in favor of the Board of Director’s proposal to split the Group into two listed [...]

Montréal Wood Convention’s 5th edition hosted over 110 exhibitors

With over 900 attendees representing some 400 companies from 14 countries, and over 110 exhibitors at the trade show, the [...]

Austria: Prices for softwood lumber fell slightly in March but still higher yoy

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

EU tropical sawn hardwood imports remain static in 2016

In 2016, EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood were 1.04 million m3, unchanged from the previous year. The value [...]

EU importers warned on Myanmar teak

First Sweden then Denmark and now the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have warned importers they could be in contravention [...]
April 4, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Drax Group provisionally acquires Louisiana Pellets for $35.4 million

Drax Group PLC said on Monday that it has been provisionally successful in its bid to acquire Louisiana Pellets out [...]