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Archives: October 2018

Sveza plans to expand production by 43% at its Tyumen plywood plant

Sveza plans investment projects with a total value of more than 800 million rubles at Sveza Tyumen plywood plant. The [...]

ULK Group plans to build Russia’s largest wood processing complex in Arkhangelsk

Within five years, ULK Group of Companies will build from scratch the largest in Russia complex for deep processing of [...]

China planted a huge forest the size of France

China recently confirmed that it had successfully planted and nurtured a man-made forest so massive it is as big [...]
October 26, 2018 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / China / Global

The German sawmill industry in difficulty due to massive amounts of beetle and storm wood

After the high amount of damaged timber from various windthrows and the subsequent problem of beetle wood, the sawmills focus [...]

New housing sales and starts rebound in US

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629 [...]

Russia: Titan Group boosts sawnwood and wood pellets production

Group of companies “Titan” informed that its subsidiary Lesozavod 25 in January-September 2018 increased sawing volume to 1,188 [...]

Vietnam’s timber industry plays a crucial role in the US-China trade war

Starting from mid-September 2018, the US decided to impose 10 percent tariffs with the total cost of $189 billion [...]

Shifts in European furniture sector problematic

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Swedish sawmill industry in difficulty because of bad weather conditions and raw material supply

During the last year, raw material supply in Sweden has been restricted somewhat by different factors. After a rainy autumn [...]

Poland’s largest furniture manufacturer is for sale

Black Red White SA (BRW), the largest Polish furniture manufacturer and retailer with annual sales of EUR 414 million and [...]