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Archives: July 2018

Forest fires ravage Sweden’s forests

A European-wide fire-fighting force has helped Sweden to battle an unprecedented level of forest fires this summer. So [...]

Global wood-based panels market to grow sharply by 2025

The global wood-based panel market size is expected to reach USD 174.55 billion by 2025, registering a 7 [...]

Arauco expands presence in US with the acquisition of Panolam

Arauco announced the purchase of Panolam’s industrial assets located in Albany, Oregon. The acquisition continues the expansion of the [...]

Germany: Wood pellets cheaper in July

    Wood pellets price in Germany slightly fell during July 2018. Thus, the average price for ENplus [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports up by 26% in the first five months

Sawmills in Sweden have exported 6,9 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the first five months of [...]

Stora Enso invests EUR 25 million at Maxau mill in Germany

Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage [...]

Sarawak will no longer issue new timber licences

The Sarawak government will stop issuing new timber licences, due to the fact that vast tracts of forests had already [...]

Lumber market in the US under pressure by downside prices

Framing lumber market in the US was mostly affected by the downside price pressure during last week.    [...]

Plywood prices in China slide

Plywood prices in the Chinese domestic market have been falling recently. When questioned dealers said that prices have been heavily [...]

EU imports of wood furniture on the road to recovery

After flat lining in 2016, the value of EU imports of wood furniture from non-EU countries increased 7% to [...]