Archives: January 2015

Japan to run wood biomass in power generation facilities

In Japan, after FIT (feed in tariff) system was introduced in July 2012, many plans of wood biomass power generation [...]
January 19, 2015 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy

China ends commercial logging in natural forests

President Xi Jinping has signalled that all natural forests should be protected. According to Zhao Shucong, Head of the State [...]
January 15, 2015 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / China

Redwood imports in China rise by 92%

According to China Customs, between January and October 2014 China's redwood imports totalled 1.85 million cubic metres valued [...]
January 15, 2015 Market Analysis / Sawmilling / ...China

Interfor acquires fours sawmills in the US

Interfor announced today it has completed the acquisition of four sawmills from Simpson Lumber Company, LLC, increasing its annual lumber [...]

EU laminate flooring markets go up last year

According to a conservative extrapolation for 2014, the 21 ordinary member companies of the EPLF, i.e. the European producers [...]