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Germany registers record wood pellets production in 2017

For the whole year 2017, Germany has produced 2,25 million tonnes of wood pellet, more than ever before. The [...]

Södra to increase the price for pine logs

Södra has decided to increase their purchase price for pulpwood and pine logs, as the demand for softwood and [...]

Wood pellet co-firing to resume in the Netherlands; imports expected to rise sharply

German utilities company, RWE AG, expects to start co-firing biomass at its 600 MW coal-fired plant in the [...]

The Swedish sawmill industry shows good competitiveness in a growing world market

The Swedish sawmill industry has gained a strong position and very good international competitiveness, mainly in the UK and North [...]

Attendance at DOMOTEX 2018 at all-time high

DOMOTEX held in Hannover, Germany, between 12th and 15th January claims to be the world's leading trade fair for [...]

Lack of deal with Canada makes the US to turn its eyes to European softwood lumber

The US has imported 67% more softwood lumber from the European Union countries in 2017, as compared to 2016, as [...]

Finnish Versowood invests in two Valutec kilns

Versowood, Finland’s largest privately-owned sawmill group, ordered two Valutec OTC kilns for its sawmill in Vierumäki.   [...]

Laminate flooring losing share to non-wood alternatives

Much of the competitive pressure on real-wood flooring comes from the laminate flooring industry, which is large with sales [...]

Kastamonu increased production of wood-based panels at Alabuga plant in Russia by 30% in 2017

Turkish Kastamonu increased its output in 2017 at the Alabuga plant in Russia. Production of wood-based panels and laminate [...]