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Norbord’s OSB expansion in the UK ongoing

Norbord announced modernization and expansion of its OSB mill in Inverness, the UK.    According to the [...]

FSC places the Schweighofer Group on probation for disassociation

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to place the Schweighofer Group on probation for possible disassociation for involvement in [...]

EU sets arguments for lifting the Ukrainian moratorium roundwood exports

The EU delegation to Ukraine claims that the current ban on the export of wood isn’t helpful for protecting [...]
December 7, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Lumber / Europe / Global

Analysis of the Swedish forestry sector’s carbon balance to support Climate Roadmap 2050

As a commitment to the EU initiative Roadmap 2050 for climate, transport and energy, The Swedish government has drawn a [...]
December 7, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

LIGNA 2017 focuses on renewable energy solutions

The wood industry uses a lot of energy. It also produces a lot of renewable fuel in the form of [...]

European Commission proposes new system for forest biomass sustainability

Last week, the European Commission presented a proposal for new sustainability criteria for forest biomass, as a part of the [...]

Forest property prices fluctuations in Sweden might cause an overheated market

The forests price in Sweden differs very much depending on the region of the country. For example, buyers pay twice [...]
December 6, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Välinge to launch major patent infringement lawsuit in USA against sales of LVT and WPC flooring products

Välinge has filed an action for patent infringement in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware [...]

Slowing pace of EU tropical timber imports

EU imports of tropical timber products increased sharply between January and May this year, but slowed again in the four [...]

Ukraine: Head of the Ukrainian Parliament Committee sees no chance to lift roundwood export ban

Head of the Ukrainian Parliament Committee on industrial policy and entrepreneurship Viktor Glasyuk reported at the recent round table “Moratorium [...]
December 5, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global