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The Netherlands could decide that burning biomass is not sustainable

The Netherlands should phase out the use of biomass for generating electricity as soon as possible, the advisory board of [...]

UPM to reduce plywood production by the end of the month

UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed on 31.07.2020, UPM announced. The jobs cut will be [...]

SCA boosts wood harvesting level by 1 million m3/yr

SCA has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that the harvesting level in the own forest will increase over [...]

Germany’s biggest sawmills expected to rise production this year despite pandemic

Last year, Germany’s biggest sawmills again raised their cutting volume. As to 2020, companies are optimistic, too, despite the [...]

Stora Enso reports sharp drop in Q2 Wood Products’ division sales

Stora Enso's Wood Products division sales decreased by 16% in the second quarter yoy, or by EUR 65 million [...]

Vietnamese wood products exports recover with a 10% yoy growth in June

Vietnam earned nearly 5 billion U.S. dollars from exporting wood and wood-based products in the first half of [...]

The climate is putting European forests under sustained pressure, study says

No year since weather records began was as hot and dry as 2018. A first comprehensive analysis of the consequences [...]

Holmen to become a player in the CLT industry with the acquisition of Martinsons

On Thursday, July 16, Holmen announced the news that the Group has signed an agreement to acquire the family-owned [...]

German spruce lumber puts pressure on Finnish and Russian supplies to China

After February, a large volume of German spruce lumber was reported at the Chinese ports, with imports reaching approximately 340 [...]

Södra adjusts timber prices

Södra adjusts the price for pulpwood, fuel wood and small diameter timber.  The supply of pulpwood and [...]