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Russia: Titan Group to raise production at Sawmill 25

ZAO Sawmill 25 (part of the Titan Group of Companies) and Valutec have signed a contract for the supply of [...]

Antwerp to host this year’s International Softwood Conference

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

Russian Segezha Group raised plywood prices in April

Birch plywood consumption in the world has grown at an average rate of 2-2.7%. At the end of [...]

Raute receives €12m order from Plyterra in Russia

    Finnish Raute Corporation has received orders worth over €12m from CJSC Plyterra in Russia.   [...]

Global trade of wood pellets jumps more than 21%; US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Global sawmill sector’s shrinking profit margins in late 2018

Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in [...]

Vostok-Resurs in Russia plans to start 250,000 m3/year sawmill this autumn

Heinola is building a full-profiling sawline for Vostok Resurs in Russia.    The sawline is part [...]

Russia: OSB production capacity is seeing rapid growth

    Russian OSB production is steadily growing, thanks to the ongoing recovery of the country’s national [...]

Boom in Russian softwood lumber train deliveries to China supported by the Belt & Road Initiative

According to trade data sourced from China Customs, China imported 36.8 million cubic metres of lumber in 2018, a [...]

UPM’s plywood production expansion in Russia on schedule

The UPM Chudovo plywood mill expansion investment, which started in late 2017, is proceeding on schedule to the production trial [...]