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Archives: June 2017

Iran- an emerging destination for wood exports

When many of the economic sanctions against Iran were lifted over a year ago, doors were opened for international investments [...]

Production of wood pellets in Russia expected to rise by 10% in 2017, mainly driven by Asian demand

Russia produced 1.013 MMT of wood pellets in 2016, a 3.5 percent increase from CY 2015. Sources report [...]

Södra to boost production capacity at its Orrefors sawmill

At its small-diameter timber sawmill in Orrefors, Södra is investing about SEK 35 million (EUR 3,6 million [...]

US tropical sawnwood imports up 17%

US imports of all sawn hardwood increased 9% in April to 82,091 cu.m. The growth in tropical sawnwood [...]

Ligna 2017 hosted 93,000 attendees

Ligna has reported 93,000 attendees from over 100 countries for the world's largest trade fair for woodworking and [...]

British Columbia’s sawmill production hit very hard by US lumber duties

The softwood lumber dispute between the US and Canada has weighed very hard during the Q1/2017's forestry activity [...]

Europe-the world’s leader for the timber construction movement

France, Austria and Norway will host the world's tallest wooden buildings and will make Europe the leading place for [...]

EOS re-electes Sampsa Auvinen as president

The EOS General Assembly unanimously elected on 21 June 2017 its President and Board Members for the mandate 2017-2019 [...]
June 29, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Latvian Kurekss to increase capacity with a new drying kiln

Kurekss invests into a new TC continuous kiln at its production site in Latvia. The company placed an order with [...]

Russian timber industry seeks expansion of partnership with China

China is hosting SYLVA WOOD 2017 - the international exhibition, a landmark event for the global timber processing industry.   [...]