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Egger starts construction of particleboard plant in Poland

The Austrian wood-based materials company EGGER has officially commenced the construction of particleboard production plant in Biskupiec.   [...]

European imports and exports of softwood lumber developing at a similar growth pace

European imports of softwood lumber grew by 3.7% in 2016 to reach 35.9 million m3, comprised mainly of [...]

UPM evaluates potential construction of a new biorefinery in Germany

UPM is evaluating the potential of building a biorefinery in the Chemical Park Frankfurt-Höchst in Germany.    [...]

LCA provides foundation for new tropical wood promotion campaign

According to the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF), a 12-strong group of Netherlands Timber Trade Association (NTTA) members is [...]
October 26, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Interview with Thomas Leissing on Egger Group’s future development in South America

Following the announcement made by the Austrian company Egger Group about the acquire of the industrial assets of Masisa Argentina [...]

Wood products prices drop in Germany

In August, the German producer prices for wood products have predominantly tended downwards. Compared to July, only boards, battens and [...]

Germany: Boom in wood pellets production

During the first nine months of 2017, almost 1.65 million tonnes of wood pellets have been produced in Germany [...]

International Hardwood Conference next month in Venice

Hosted by Italy's Fedecomlegno Federation in association with the ETTF and European Organisation of Sawmillers, an International Hardwood Conference [...]

European softwood lumber production on the rise; prices down

There was a steady increase (+2.9%) in Europe’s softwood lumber production last year, driven by growing consumption and [...]

Drax to sell wood pellet business

Energy giant Drax has agreed the sale of one of its subsidiaries, a wood pellet distributor, for £2m to an [...]