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Archives: April 2018

BioPower Corporation to acquire former Rentech Atitokan wood pellet plant

BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation (BioPower) has announced the acquisition of the assets of the former Rentech pellet plant in Atikokan [...]

Russia: ULK Group to increase capacity at sawmill in Archangelsk by 400.000 m3

ULK Group will receive 8 pcs of high capacity HFB 2-zone progressive kilns at its sawmill located in the [...]

GreenPly starts production at new MDF plant in India

GreenPly Industries produced the first board at its new MDF plant in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India on April 1 [...]

Embracing technological change boosts EU furniture sector productivity

Increasingly advanced computer-controlled and automated manufacturing has also benefited European producers, boosting their productivity, cutting overheads and reducing the [...]

Germany: Prices for wood products on a stable trend

In February, the German producer price index for wood products has registered a high degree of stagnation as compared to [...]

Austrian wood pellets price on the rise over 2017

The average price for Austrian wood pellets amounted to 236,8 € per tonne of wood pellets or 4.83 Cent [...]

Stora Enso’s new CLT mill construction in Gruvon to be ready by 2019

Stora Enso’s new cross laminated timber (CLT) factory in Gruvön, Sweden, is proceeding as planned. The company announced [...]

China’s Hengan International to buy largest stake in world’s largest pulp mill project in Finland

Chinese Hengan International has bought the largest share in Finnpulp, a Finnish company that is going to build a EUR [...]

Russian log and sawn timber exports increased during January-February

The Russian sawn timber exports have grew during January-February 2018, both in volume and in value terms. The country [...]

Sodra reopens Langasjo sawmill in Sweden after SEK100M investment

On Saturday 21 April, Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö was reopened at a ceremony attended by more than [...]