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Archives: June 2018

Central/West Africa: Prospects improving logs & sawnwood FOB price increases

Producers in West and Central Africa are generally optimistic that the present stable market conditions will be maintained through the [...]

Russian Segezha Group in search for CLT production equipment supply in Europe

Segezha Group (affiliated to Sistema JSFC) and Sokol Timber Company JSC, Russian leader of housebuilding, have recently visited major European [...]

Bergs Timber’s Vika Wood to expand production capacity at sawmill in Latvia

The Latvian wood-processing company Vika Wood has been recently granted a long-term loan of EUR 7.5 million [...]

EU aims to achieve a 32% share for renewable energy by 2030

On 27 June 2018, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement reached by the Bulgarian Presidency on the revision of the [...]

Stora Enso might convert Oulu mill in Finland

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study and an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a possible investment in Oulu mill [...]

Shortage of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood

Supply of Vietnamese eucalyptus plywood for crating is getting tight so the distribution volume in Japan is dropping considerably, reports [...]

CIFF Shanghai 2018 promises to be the biggest ever

The 42nd edition of CIFF Shanghai will be held at the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai), "NECC" Hongqiao from [...]

Angelina Forest Products plans to build $100 million sawmill in 2019

Angelina Forest Products announces plan to build a $100 million sawmill in Lufkin, Texas, US. This is part of a [...]

EPA implements new regulation for composite wood products

The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that as of June 1, 2018, all imported and domestically-produced composite wood panels [...]