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Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

Roundwood prices plummet in Estonia

Under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central Europe [...]

ULK Group’s new mega sawmill in Russia equipped with Nordic technology

Russia’s ULK Group is investing about Euro 400 million in one of the country’s biggest sawmill investments.   [...]

Ireland: Timber supply for 2020 and 2021 is “under severe threat”

Coillte has warned the Government that it could run out of timber to sell off before the end of the [...]

Stora Enso to invest in a new CLT production line in Czech Republic

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 79 million in a new production line for cross laminated timber (CLT [...]

Engie closes large wood pellet-fired power plant in Belgium

French utility Engie permanently closed its 80MW wood pellet-fired Les Awirs power plant in Belgium on 31 August.  [...]

UPM to build a wood processing plant in Germany

Construction of a timber processing plant in Leuna, Germany, will start before the end of the third quarter of 2020 [...]

Sweden: Fears of a second wave of bark beetles after dry August

The Swedish Forest Agency and the forestry have been monitoring the swarms of spruce bark beetles, and their observations show [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland fall in July

In July, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.5 per cubic meter, and the [...]

Interview with Michael Snow: Impact of Covid-19 on hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]