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Archives: November 2019

UK’s Drax plans to increase its wood pellet capacity up to 5 million tons

Drax Group plc released a trading statement on Nov. 19 announcing the company plans to have 5 million metric tons [...]

Asian pulp and paper markets slow down as global economy cools

From January to August 2019, production of paper products and pulp recorded mixed trends across selected markets. Whereas production increased [...]

Ukraine: New cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant to begin production this month

     Ukrainian Holding Sawmilling Company (UHLK) is currently running a trial at its new CLT production [...]

BC forest companies find business opportunities in China and Japan

B.C.’s forests minister Doug Donaldson and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations wrapped up [...]

Pinnacle and Tolko partner to build a new industrial wood pellet production facility in Canada

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings entered into a limited partnership agreement with Tolko Industries Ltd. to build a new industrial wood pellet [...]

Germany: Rising pellet prices this month

The price of wood pellets in Germany rose by 2.8% in November as compared to the previous month. The [...]

Winners and losers of Trump tariff war over lumber

    Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war (2016-2018) and how the [...]

Södra to double cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacity at Värö mill in Sweden

Södra’s facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Värö, Sweden, will increase to two shifts and four [...]

Pace of growth in EU tropical timber imports slows in the third quarter

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first nine of months of 2019 than [...]