Archives: October 2017

European companies boost investments in CLT

The global cross-laminated timber market experiences continuous growth, due to market advances from mechanical properties, which make the product [...]

Schweighofer plans to boost capacity at Kodersdorf sawmill

The Austrian  Group has bought the Kodersdorf sawmill in Saxony from the Klausner Group in 2015. Since then, the company [...]

North American OSB prices rose sharply in the last year

The price of OSB in North America increased by 4.4% in September and has risen 19% and 38% since [...]

ENplus confirms leading role in wood pellet certification

      The European Pellet Council (EPC) in charge of ENplus management, announced a record year [...]
October 20, 2017 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...Europe

Potlatch buys Deltic Timber

Potlatch Corporation and Deltic Timber Corporation today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an [...]

Egger starts operations in Argentina

    The acquisition of the Masisa industrial unit by the Egger Group took place on 29 September [...]

Overview of this year’s International Softwood Conference

    On the 5th and 6th October 2017 the 65th edition of the International Softwood Conference was [...]

FSC and global companies launch the Vancouver Declaration

      The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) this week launched an ambitious new initiative to increase [...]

Vietnam’s wood product exports might hit $8 billion in 2017

    Vietnam's exports of wood and timber products is forecast to reach US$8 billion in [...]

Egger receives permit for new particleboard plant in Poland

Austrian company Egger wants to invest near Biskupec, Poland, in the Warmia and Mazury Economic Zone in a large particleboard [...]