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Companies in the timber industry

Will China bet on wood pellets to solve its pollution problems?

China is a bit of a mystery for wood pellet producers. With its large population, its reliance on coal, and [...]

Kronospan might build a new chipboard plant in Russia

Peter Kindl, founder of Kronospan Holding Ltd, attended a working meeting with regional governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev [...]

BC company signs major deal to export wood pellets to Japan

A British Columbia company has signed an agreement to provide 100,000 tonnes of wood pellets to fuel a biomass [...]

Analysis: Environmental measures accelerated the structural reform of China’s plywood industry

In 2018, the concentration of China's plywood industry continued to increase. There were more than 5,300 plywood production [...]

Video: BC curtailments don’t impact retail prices

Despite several curtailments for different BC lumber producers, the impacts of them have yet to be felt in the retail [...]

Vietnam’s Donghwa orders a new Siempelkamp MDF press

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the [...]

Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties

B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through [...]

Swedish Setra reports lower profits on ”increasingly challenging market conditions”

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January-September [...]

European consortium forms to promote timber as choice for multi-storey buildings

Armed with €10m in EU funding, a consortium of 21 European companies and organisations has formed to try and make [...]