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Leroy Merlin ends collaboration with Schweighofer

Leroy Merlin, has announced that it would stop any collaboration with  companies which do not have certification of sustainability FSC [...]

New EU ecolabel criteria for wood flooring

On 25 January 2017, the EU published Decision (EU) 2017/176 in the official EU Journal establishing EU Ecolabel criteria [...]
March 2, 2017 Daily News / Wood flooring / Europe / Global

Rising prices for softwood lumber in Austria

Prices for softwood lumber in Austria rose again in February. The increase compared to January is on average between EUR [...]

Rising trend in EU sawnwood and plywood imports

The value of EU imports of sawnwood increased 4.3% to Euro 3.2 billion last year, continuing the rising [...]

Finland’s largest CLT-factory starts production in Alajärvi

Alajärven Hoisko industrial area in Finland is currently under test run for the country's largest CLT-factory. Finland [...]

Raw wood prices in Germany accelerated in 2016

Germany's situation on the raw materials market has been significantly reduced during the past two years.     [...]

Poland: Latest prices for softwood and hardwood logs

Below, there is a list for the average prices for pine, oak, beech, spruce and birch in Poland, during February [...]

Japan imported 14.8% more lumber from Europe in 2016; Stora Enso, Schweighofer among top exporters

Japan's total imports of European softwood lumber in 2016 was 2,736,628 cbms, 14.8% more than 2015 [...]

DRAX makes offer to buy former German Pellets plants in US

UK’s biggest power station, Drax, has recently made offers to buy two of German Pellets' bankrupted US-based biomass [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland rise in 2016

In 2016, the average price paid for pine logs procured from the Finnish non-industrial private forests in standing sales [...]