Register

Europe

Chinese Qumei made $630m cash bid for Norwegian furniture maker Ekornes

China’s Qumei Home Furnishing Group on the 22nd of May made an all-cash bid for Norway’s Ekornes [...]

Norbord reaches 60% production capacity at its OSB mill in Inverness

Norbord Europe has recently installed a continuous production line as to replace two multi-opening lines at its OSB mill [...]

EU hardwood log export hike continues

EU hardwood log export hike continues In 2017, total EU hardwood log exports were 2.8 million tonnes, up 15 [...]

European oak market under intense pressure

EU countries hit hardest by the Ukrainian ban, says the European Organisation of Sawmill Industries (EOS), are Romania, Slovakia, Poland [...]

New opportunities for the wood pellets market in the Netherlands

The Dutch Government is currently subsidizing the co-firing of biomass. To support small landowners, the Dutch legislation provides some [...]

Segezha Group’s Ksilotek-Siberia started new pellet plant construction in Russia

Segezha Group’s subsidiary Ksilotek-Siberia  launched the first stage of a new pellet plant construction in Russia.    [...]

UK standing timber prices go 30% up during March 2017-March 2018

The price of standing timber (trees not yet harvested) surged by 28.2% from March 2017 to March 2018. Also [...]

Dieffenbacher to supply the first CPS+ to China

For the fourth time in four years, Chinese straw-based particleboard specialist Wanhua Ecoboard has ordered a straw-based particleboard [...]

The price for wood pellets in Germany fell significantly in May

In May 2018, the price for wood pellets in Germany fell significantly. The national average price reached the value of [...]

Bergs Timber completes acquisition of Norvik Timber Industries’ in the Baltics; almost doubles sawmill capacity

Bergs Timber announces that all conditions for the company’s acquisition of Norvik’s wood products in the Baltic countries [...]