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Enviva to invest US$250 million build a new pellet plant

Enviva said Tuesday it will invest $250 million in Bond, Mississippi to build a new wood pellet production plant.  [...]

N. American lumber prices under pressure as housing market gets more restrictive

   Lumber futures are coming under pressure as the housing market gets more restrictive for new buyers.   [...]

Germany: Rise in spruce log prices eases

In January 2022, the German producer price indices for spruce only partially continued the upward trend that had been going [...]

EU plans to expand sanctions on Russia, including wood import ban

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning imports of coal, wood [...]

EU Commission opens in-depth investigation on Kronospan-Pfleiderer deal

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Pfleiderer Polska by Kronospan, under [...]

Drax opens second pellet plant in Alabama

UK's Drax Group has opened a new pellet plant at Demopolis in Alabama. At full capacity the plant at [...]

China’s plywood exports hit record high

China’s plywood exports hit a record high According to China Customs plywood exports were 12.35 million cubic metres [...]

US South supply to help contain lumber price increases in coming years

The US lumber market remains highly volatile, but the supply chain continues to ramp up production to meet demand, which [...]

Forecast: Effects of the Ukraine war on the Finnish forest sector

The most significant consequences of the war for the Finnish forest sector are the cessation of timber imports. About 13 [...]

Availability of wood products to be greatly disrupted in the Netherlands

The Royal Association of Dutch Timber Companies (VVNH) has concluded that the ever-increasing package of sanctions against Russia and [...]