Archives: February 2018

Germany: Prices for wood pellets stay high due to wintry weather

The colder temperatures have caused a price increase for wood pellets in Germany during February. The national average price has [...]
February 27, 2018 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...Europe

NEPCon and RACert merge to the largest certification body in the world

NEPCon and RACert (the certification division of the Rainforest Alliance) have announced their intention to merge later this year. The [...]
February 27, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

US softwood lumber demand from Canada forecast to stay high

The ascending US housing starts and the tight softwood lumber supply from the Canadian lumber producers is expected to maintain [...]

Setra plans to invest in new CLT factory in Sweden

Setra plans to invest in a CLT factory in Långshyttan, as to meet the high demand for CLT in [...]

SCA Wood registered small drop in timber sales in the Q4/2017

Swedish Svenska Cellulosa (SCA) has delivered 602,000 m³ of softwood timber during the Q4/2017,which is 2% less [...]

Malaysia timber exports forecast to go up by 5% in 2018

Timber exports from Malaysia are forecast to increase by 5% in 2018, from RM 23.22 billion in 2017, due [...]

Accreditation body in China recognised by US EPA

According to the China Daily website China’s National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) has been recognised by the [...]

Egger analyzes the transfer of part of production in Germany

After reports in several local media, the Egger Group has published an opinion regarding a possible transfer of production from [...]

Finnish sawn softwood goods production increased by half million m3 in 2017

In 2017, the Finnish forest industry production increased in the majority of the main product categories. However, the production of [...]

Enviva buys wood pellet plant in US from Portuguese company

Enviva Holdings announced that it has completed the acquisition of a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina and [...]