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Overview of the current trends in Europe’s industrial wood pellet market

In markets such as the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the Netherlands residential use is negligible and the demand for wood [...]

UPM to invest US$2.7 billion in a new pulp mill in Uruguay; company’s pulp capacity to rise by 50%

UPM has made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de [...]

July wood pellet prices in Austria

The July price of pellets in Austria reached 229.6 € per tonne or 4.71 Cent per kWh.   [...]

New Zealand exports more logs, despite falling log prices overseas

New Zealand exported more logs and wood in June 2019, despite falling log prices overseas. In June 2019, the value [...]

More competitive sawlog costs in Germany drive the lumber industry export sales

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]

Overview of the current trends in the European residential wood pellet market

Residential use for heating, about 40 percent of the total pellet market, fluctuates annually but is relatively stable compared to [...]

West Fraser expects a 600 million board feet drop in lumber production for 2019

The Canadian company reported lumber inventories reduced by approximately 150 million board feet in Q2/2019, and expects a 600 [...]

Conifex to curtail Mackenzie sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it will temporarily curtail its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill operations for two weeks commencing July [...]

Homag negatively revises earnings forecast for 2019

German woodworking machinery giant Homag announced that it will negatively revise its earnings forecast for 2019 as a result of [...]

Business potential of the South American wood pellet market

South America is one of the continents in which wood pellet production is yet to reach its full potential because [...]