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France: Expobois 2018 to be cancelled

The French machinery and production engineering association SYMOP (Syndicat des Machines et Technologies de Production) has made a joint decision [...]

Roundwood prices in Sweden on the rise in the Q4/2016

In the fourth quarter of 2016, the Swedish roundwood prices mostly increased, as compared to the Q3, but have decreased [...]

Wood pellets production in Austria reaches record level in 2016

With 1,07 million tonnes of production, the domestic pellet industry in Austria set a new record last year.  Domestic [...]

Finland sees great increase in roundwood use

The increasing use of roundwood by the forest industry in Finland has led to an increase in fellings in the [...]

Germany: Sales of woodworking machinery close to pre-crisis levels

During 2016, the German manufacturers of woodworking machines recorded an 11% increase in sales. The production in the country was [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria starts to go down

Austrian Enplus A1 pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 229.4per tonne in April 2017.    [...]

Holmen investigates possibilities of entering CLT business

Holmen is investigating the possibilities of building a factory to manufacture CLT (cross-glued wood), at one of its large [...]

China is set to become the number-one customer for Finland’s softwood lumber

The volume of Finnish sawmill exports reached a new all-time high last year. The trend will continue this year [...]

European sawlog prices continued their downward trend in 2016

Sawlog prices in Europe have been trending downward over the past three years from their record high levels in 2014 [...]

Sales of forestry machines in Germany and Austria on a downward trend in 2016

Germany, Austria and Switzerland's forestry machine sales have declined in almost all machine classes during 2016.    [...]