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Archives: May 2017

Prices for wood pellets across Asia rising high this year

Wood pellet prices in Asia went up during the first quarter of the year, due to the strong demand across [...]

Australia’s forestry sector continues to break records

Australia’s forestry sector is continuing to enjoy some of the best conditions in its history, according to a report [...]

Dieffenbacher delivers another CPS+ press in Thailand

Thai company S. Kijchai Enterprise PCL in Rayong has produced MDF boards from a Dieffenbacher plant for the past five [...]

LIGNA 2017 delivers big on innovations

LIGNA 2017 drew to a close on Friday, 26 May, having delivered big in terms of innovations and global appeal [...]

Schilliger Holz commissions a new glued laminated timber production line in Switzerland

Schilliger Holz commissioned a completely new glue line with a high-quality grading line for cut timber in Haltikon, Switzerland [...]

Kronospan might acquire MDF plant in Ukraine

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMKU) allowed Kronospan Holdings P.L.C. (Cyprus) to acquire shares of the Korosten MDF [...]

Rayonier acquires Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced on the 25th of May a definitive agreement under which Rayonier Advanced [...]

US lumber prices unstable at the end of May

The softwood lumber trading was unstable during last week in the US. Also, the traders' outlook was uncertain, heading into [...]

US tropical sawnwood imports fell by 13% in 2016

Despite stronger housing starts and home sales, tropical sawnwood imports fell by 13% in the US in 2016.    [...]

US Non-Canadian softwood lumber imports register 10-year high; imports from Europe boom

US softwood lumber imports (excluding the Canadian shipments) reach decade high in the first of the year, due to a [...]