Archives: February 2017

Former German Pellets plants in US to be bought by Drax?

UK’s biggest power station, Drax, has recently made offers to buy two of German Pellets' bankrupted US-based biomass [...]

Drax drops 17% in earnings, but its renewable energy generation booms

UK's power giant Drax dropped 17% in earnings, reaching £140 million. Yet, the renewable energy amount it has generated [...]

Plywood industry in Finland is declining

The production volumes of the Finnish plywood industry declined y-o-y by 1.1%, reaching 1,140 million m3 [...]
February 20, 2017 Market Analysis / Wood-based Panels / ...Europe

Innovative wood chips drying technology developed in Finland

Finnish researchers are currently studying a more efficient means of drying wood chips, one that is said to be efficient [...]
February 17, 2017 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...Europe

Former Canfor CEO is to negotiate with for a new lumber deal with the US

B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced the appointment of former Canfor chief executive officer, federal cabinet minister and B [...]
February 15, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / North America

The tallest timber building in the world (80m) to be build in Norway

Mjøstårnet is the name of the next key project in timber construction. The over 80m high building arises [...]
February 15, 2017 Latest Trends / Wood Construction / ...Europe

Rougier closes contract with Gabon for logs supply

Rougier and Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) announced signing of a major partnership contract to supply logs for the processing [...]
February 11, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Chile’s forest fires will cost the government $333 million

The extreme forest fires in Chile are responsible for the death of 11 people and the destruction of about 1 [...]
February 10, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...South America

Biewer’s new sawmill in Mississippi started production

Biewer Lumber has announced that its newest sawmill, located in Newton, Miss., is officially up and running.     [...]

Russian exports of roundwood, sawnwood and plywood grew during January-November 2016

Russian roundwood, sawnwood and plywood export volumes increased during January-November 2016.    During the mentioned period [...]
February 5, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Pulp & Paper / Sawmilling / Russia