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Italian woodworking machinery sector announces good results for Q1/2018

The first quarter for Italian woodworking machinery is in line with the excellent results of 2017, a year that closed [...]

New wood drying technique could reduce transportation costs for biomass

A new steam drying technique for wood developed through the EU-funded SteamBio project could significantly reduce transportation costs for [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices stable in May

In May, the prices of softwood lumber in Austria are largely stable as compared to April. The prices either are [...]

China’s booming demand for France’s oak logs puts French sawmills in jeopardy

      China's increased demand for wood has made the oak logs exports from France [...]

Södra’s interior wood operations will be sold to Sörnsen Holzleisten

Södra announced that the interior wood operations in Kallinge and Umeå will be sold to Sörnsen Holzleisten.  [...]

Mercer to expand former Klausner sawmill in Friesau; lumber production to reach 1.8 million m3/yr

Mercer International Inc. has determined to proceed with a Phase II expansion and optimization project at its Friesau sawmill in [...]

Finnish roundwood prices on the rise in March 2018

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased in March 2018, as compared to the same month last year. The same increase [...]

IKEA announces expansion in South America

On May 17th S.A.C.I. Falabella and Inter IKEA Systems B.V., owner of the IKEA Concept and [...]

Estonian Combimill Reopalu OÜ ordered 2-zone Progressive Kiln type HFB from Heinola

Combimill Reopalu OÜ invested in a new 2-zone Progressive Kiln type HFB  in Estonia. The new HFB-Progressive Kiln [...]

Belgium: Standing timber average price list for spring – summer 2018

List of prices for standing timber set by National Federation of Forestry Experts A.S.B.L.  Preliminary [...]