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Timber skyscrapers hold the key to green cities, says top Japan architect

Recent studies have shown the environmental benefits of timber residential developments and in future wooden skyscrapers could hold the key [...]

Finnpulp to raise its investment into a new bioproduct mill in Finland to EUR 1.6 billion

Finnpulp increases its investment assessment in bioproduct mill in Sorsasalo, Kuopio to EUR 1.6 billion, or nearly 200 million [...]

France: Lumber prices for the Q2/2019

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 2nd quarter 2019         Prices 2018-Q2  [...]

Shrinking EU demand for tropical flooring

Total imports of real-wood flooring into the EU increased 6.2% to 29.52 million sq.m in 2018 [...]

Falling wood raw-material costs for lumber producers in Europe and N. America

Wood raw-material costs for many lumber producers in Europe and North America have fallen over the past year both [...]

Merkel promises half a billion euros to revitalise German forests

Angela Merkel’s government has promised more than half a billion euros to revitalise the country’s crisis-hit forests [...]

Sweden: New large player in the forest industry emerges

Norra Skogsägarna and Norrskog plan to merge into a joint forest owners' association, which is described as the biggest [...]

IKEA reports record sales on booming online revenues

IKEA reported annual sales above 40 billion euros ($44 billion) for the first time on Wednesday as the Swedish furniture [...]

German producer prices for wood products impacted by the bark beetle infestation

The German producer prices for commercial wood products in July now clearly show the consequences of the bark beetle infestation [...]

Stora Enso appoints new CEO

Annica Bresky will become chief executive of Finnish pulp, paper and packaging board giant Stora Enso Oyj from December, taking [...]