Archives: August 2017

Kronospan to buy additional OSB plant core package from Dieffenbacher

Kronospan plans on investing 330 million euros at its Sanem site in Luxembourg over the next four years.   [...]

Red Stag Timber’s ‘supermill’ in New Zealand may lift production up to 600,000 m3 next year

Red Stag Timber plans to improve production in 2018 as to meet demand in its local and overseas markets.  [...]

Moelven’s Norsälven sawmill might be closed

The Chairman of the company, Division Manager Anders Lindh of Moelven Timber, says that even with extensive investment it will [...]

Proteak new MDF plant ramp up according to plan

Tecnotabla, Proteak’s new MDF plant, produced over 53,000m3 of MDF during the 2Q-2017, 5% more than the [...]

Japan: Production of wood pellets in 2018 is expected to reach record-high

Japan shut down all of its nuclear power reactors following the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011. As of [...]

Central/West Africa: Logs and sawnwood order books looking good for 2 months

Log and sawnwood FOB prices in Central/West Africa remained unchanged through into early August and producers appear confident that [...]

Global cross laminated timber market to exceed USD 2 billion by 2025

The global cross laminated timber market is expected to be valued at USD 2.07 billion by 2025. Rising awareness [...]

Swedish roundwood prices mostly down during Q2/2017

During the second quarter of 2017, the Swedish roundwood prices mostly decreased, as compared to the Q1 of the same [...]

Södra invests in new CLT facility at Värö

Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) adjacent to Södra’s sawmill at [...]

IKEA in talks with several Indian states to source wood

IKEA announced that is currently in talks with some state governments in India for sourcing wood for furniture as it [...]