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Bergs Timber to acquire Swedish wood pellet producer

Bergs Timber AB has signed a letter of intent to acquire Fågelfors Hyvleri.     The transaction [...]

European company looks to expand supply of acetylated wood in Asia

Accsys Technologies PLC has announced that its subsidiary, Tricoya Technologies Limited , has now entered into an agreement with Petronas Chemicals [...]

Dropping roundwood prices in Lithuania, but higher than a year ago

After rising prices registered in March, Lithuanian roundwood prices went down or remained stable in April. Pine, spruce and birch [...]

Norbord’s European panel mills post a 17% growth in Q1/2019

    Wood-based panels producer Norbord’s European operations reported a 17% growth in Q1, 2019 adjusted [...]

Finland: Rising sawn timber production in Q1/2019

Pulp and sawn timber production in Finland increased during the first quarter of the year. On the other hand, the [...]

SCA and Martinsons deliver Swedish pine to the world’s longest bridge in China

Pine from the northern parts of Sweden has been used at the world's longest bridge over water. The 55 [...]

Bark beetle destroying Central Europe’s forests

Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe’s [...]

Demand for sawnwood in Germany is “red hot” at present

Germany is Europe’s largest economy with GDP likely to have exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time in [...]

Global trade of wood pellets jumps more than 21%; US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Metsä plans to invest EUR 200 million in a new pine sawmill

Metsä Fibre will launch a pre-engineering phase for the construction of a new pine sawmill with approximately 750,000 [...]