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Europe is experiencing record forest fires

Wildfire conditions in Europe are intensifying, just as Europe experiences an unprecedented heatwave. Fires in parts of France, Spain, and [...]
July 26, 2022 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Mercer to acquire German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

HIT Torgau owns and operates an integrated timber processing facility with wood pallet, lumber, biofuel and energy production.   [...]

Europe’s Nordic forestry giants deliver great results despite tough environment

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA, have benefited from the rising prices on their financial results [...]

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood [...]

Germany plans to spend 900 million euros on forests by 2026

The German federal government wants to invest 900 million euros in the protection and renewal of forests. The funding aims [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point as forests in much of the region have recently suffered extensive [...]

West Fraser Timber denies Kronospan, CVC takeover

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it has not received any takeover offer after a report that Kronospan, an existing [...]

Germany: Wood prices soaring until May- signs of correction since June

Wood prices in Germany rose steeply up until May. Now there are first signs of a correction, especially for softwood [...]

CVC, Kronospan eye acquisition of West Fraser Timber

Private equity firm CVC Capital and wood panel manufacturer Kronospan have submitted a joint expression of interest to acquire Canadian [...]

EU tropical wood product imports benefit from curtailment supplies from Russia and Belarus

In the first four months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wood furniture totalled [...]