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UPM bets on Chinese market opportunities

Foreign companies are more and more interested in developing businesses in China due to the country's supply-side structural [...]

Sweden: Tall buildings in wood may represent a good example for increasing production

    Multi-storey buildings in wood are on the rise in Sweden as their many advantages become [...]

Swiss oak, beech and ash prices change price dynamics in 2017

Switzerland sustains the main trends on the European timber markets, where the oak prices rise steadily, at an 30% average [...]

SCA splits into two listed companies: SCA Forest Products and Hygiene and Health Essity

SCA’s shareholders voted in favor of the Board of Director’s proposal to split the Group into two listed [...]

Swedish pine is a material of the future in China

China’s softwood lumber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Prices for roundwood in Tyrol remained steady in February

In February, the price for the main spruce assortment (quality BC)2a-3b has remained stable in Tyrol, as well [...]

Austria: Prices for softwood lumber fell slightly in March but still higher yoy

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

EU importers warned on Myanmar teak

First Sweden then Denmark and now the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) have warned importers they could be in contravention [...]
April 4, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Drax Group provisionally acquires Louisiana Pellets for $35.4 million

Drax Group PLC said on Monday that it has been provisionally successful in its bid to acquire Louisiana Pellets out [...]

Schilliger Holz extends glued laminated timber production in Switzerland

Schilliger Holz replaces a glued laminated timber (glulam) production line in Haltikon, Switwerland with a new, more productive machinery.   [...]