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Wood starts to gradually replace concrete, as wooden skycrapers spread across the world

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]

New import rules for US hardwood logs in EU

The new EU implementing directive 2019/523 of 21 March 2019 (available on request) concerns the protection measures against the [...]

Germany: June prices for wood products continued descending trend

  Producer prices for commercial wood products in Germany continued to decline in June. While there is a split [...]

Northern European wood pellet prices hit record high this summer

Nordic wood pellet prices have risen to record highs amid stronger demand over the past month, but ample supply and [...]

German exports of logs to China more than double this year

In the January-May period, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2 percent year-over-year to 3 [...]

Belarus to start producing wood pellets on a massive scale

A program to build six pellet plants in Belarus is being implemented. All of them will be operational in H1 [...]

Pellet prices start to rise in Germany

The August pellet price in Germany has increased compared to the previous month. It rose slightly by 0.8 percent [...]

Sweden: Derome to acquire construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Finnish sawmilling group Polkky to build 100,000 m3/year planing mill

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The new facility will have [...]