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Raute to supply LVL production line to Metsä Wood

Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately EUR 25 million from Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Business Area of Mets [...]

Wood pellets’ price in Switzerland rises in month, but still lower than a year ago

The average retail price for wood pellets in Switzerland increased during November 2016, to 367.1 CHF/t (341.19 [...]

Germany: Price index for wood products stable in September

In September, the German producer prices for wood products have remained largely at the level of August. On a year [...]

UK: Significant increase in the use of structural timber frame by housing sector

Over the last 12 months, there has been a significant increase in the use of structural timber frame by the [...]

Travis Perkins plan to close 30 branches of the group; 600 jobs to be lost

Travis Perkins plans to close approximately 30 branches of the group, which will cost the jobs of 600 people in [...]

Central/West Africa: Sapelli and sipo prices spiralling down

A few minor price movements have been reported with both sapelli and sipo prices dipping once more however sawnwood prices [...]

The Belgian furniture industry increased its turnover, but caution is advised on Brexit effects

On the occasion of the Brussels Furniture Fair that will be held at the Heysel exhibition halls from 6 to [...]

Moelven to increase drying capacity at Nötnäs sawmill in Sweden

Moelven Nötnäs AB, based in Torsby, Sweden, is ordering HCH forklift-loaded chamber kilns from Heinola. Initially these [...]

China shows increasing interest in Swedish wood

Exports of sawnwood products from Sweden to China have increased dramatically in recent years. During the China Global Wood Trade [...]

European Commission acknowledges risks of US wood pellet exports to EU

Against the backdrop of increased EU demand for solid biomass for energy imported from the US southeast, a new study [...]