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Drax completed fourth biomass unit conversion

Drax has switched on its fourth biomass generating unit—taking the power station in North Yorkshire a step closer to [...]

Japanese Sumitomo expands in US

Sumitomo Forestry has acquired a 60% equity interest in the United States Mark III Properties.    The [...]

Revenue growth of Russia’s largest sawmills up sharply in 2017

    In 2017, the total revenue of the 10 biggest forest products companies in Russia amounted 339 [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland on an upward trend

Roundwood prices in Finland have mostly increased in May, both as compared to April as well as compared to the [...]

Russia: Production of wood pellets expected to rise more than 6 times by 2025

While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it accounts for a six percent share of world wood pellet [...]

Wood pellets in Germany still available at low prices this summer

Wood pellets in Germany are still available at low prices this summer. As compared to July, the wood pellet prices [...]

Latvian plywood exports drop sharply

A total of 72,900 m³ of plywood was exported from Latvia in the first quarter, a decrease of 24 [...]

Record profits for many lumber companies in North America and Europe in 2018

Sawlog costs, the largest cost component when manufacturing lumber, have gone up much more slowly than lumber prices in many [...]

US lumber prices pick up slightly

Framing lumber trading in US hit its fastest stride in more than two months, and the market finished the week [...]

Certified sustainable timber business model in Africa challenged by structural change

A major structural change is underway in the African timber industry as operations are reoriented away from the European market [...]