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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 [...]

EU hardwood logs exports to China increase almost 10 times this year

  During January-July 2017, the European Union countries have significantly increased their hardwood exports to China. Overall, the [...]

Setra invests SEK 300 million in Hasselfors sawmill

    Setra is investing in a new trim saw with integrated planing machine at its mill in [...]

Stora Enso invests EUR 94 million in renewable materials

Stora Enso will invest EUR 94 million to grow in renewable materials and to increase competitiveness in consumer board and [...]

Austrian wood pellets price increased in October

Austrian EN plus A1 wood pellets have reached the average price of EUR 228.6/tonne in October 2017.  [...]

UPM boosts production capacity at Chudovo plywood mill in Russia

Following growth investments in Finland and Estonia over the past few years, UPM expands its Chudovo plywood mill in Russia [...]

Japanese Sumitomo acquires 48% share in B.C. wood-pellet producer

A wood pellet manufacturing plant from Prince George (2nd largest in Canada), has recently sold 48% stake in the company [...]