Archives: 2014

China is making massive investments in foreign countries

Chinese enterprises have invested US$90 billion in 5,090 foreign companies in 156 countries, representing a year on YOY [...]

The price of wood pellets in Germany are still favourable

In Germany the price of wood pellets in July remains favourable. According to the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver another MDF plant to Asia

Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) ordered a complete MDF plant including a high-end 4' ContiRoll® press from Siempelkamp in April [...]

Austrian wood pellets prices well below last year’s levels

The July 2014 price survey conducted by proPellets Austria resulted in an average price of €24,24 Cent per kg [...]

Masisa Tricoya Super MDF will be launched in Latin America

Masisa, a panel producer in Latin America, has agreed to carry out evaluation of Tricoya including market testing, production testing [...]

US wood pellet exports have doubled due to high European demand

Wood pellet exports from the United States nearly doubled last year, from 1.6 million short tons (approximately 22 trillion [...]

Schweighofer, Egger and Kronospan have most of the control over the Romanian timber market

Schweighofer, Kronospan and Egger are three Austrian companies with wood processing operations in Romania. Their cumulated business exceeded EUR 1 [...]

The European parquet industry starts to recover

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met on 28 April 2014 and discussed amongst [...]

Lithuanian roundwood prices go down in February

The upward trend in Lithuanian roundwood prices registered in January has slowed down in February.     Pine [...]

Metsä invests EUR 1,1 billion in bioproduct sawmill

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has launched an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure related to a bioproduct mill planned [...]