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Archives: February 2018

Swedish pine may be the material of the future

Pine appears to be the material of the future and is a wood species that can be expressed in many [...]

Canfor continues expansion in US with new sawmill

Canfor Corporation will continue the construction of a US$ 120 million worth sawmill in Washington, Ga., while the softwood lumber [...]

Dieffenbacher forecasts 2018 to be record year for wood-based panel plants

Dieffenbacher anticipates 2018 as one of its busiest and most significant years ever based on the completion of record-setting [...]

Upswing in EU timber consumption not benefitting tropical suppliers

Sawn hardwood distributors in Europe are reporting good levels of activity but this has yet to feed through into a [...]

Particularly good EU demand for sapele

Looking at individual species and products, importers in several EU countries, report particularly good demand for sapele in 2017, with [...]

Georgia-Pacific to build $135 million softwood lumber production plant in Georgia

Georgia‐Pacific announced on the 20th of February that the company will build a new softwood lumber production facility in [...]

Electricity company in Finland opens new 92MW wood pellet plant

Finnish electricity company Helen, has opened a new 92MW biomass plant in Helsinki. The plant is the largest pellet-fired [...]

Setra invests in new CLT factory in order to meet booming demand

Setra plans to invest in a CLT factory in Långshyttan, as to meet the high demand for CLT in [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany higher due to cold weather

The colder temperatures have caused a price increase for wood pellets in Germany during February. The national average price has [...]

Woodworking machinery industry in Italy shows great results for 2017

2017 was a good year for the industry Italian woodworking machinery manufacturers, according to Acimall's latest figures. The value [...]