Archives: February 2018

LignaTerra to invest $30 million in cross-laminated timber plant in Maine

LignaTerra will build a $30 million Cross-laminated timber (CLT) and other mass timber products plant in Millinocket (ME, United [...]

Metsä Group reaches 8% increase in sales in 2017

    Metsä Group’s sales in 2017 totalled EUR 5,040.0 million, compared to Euro 4 [...]

Logging in Latvia returns to normal once with better weather conditions

Timber producers in Latvia might still have the chance to achieve this year's turnover target as weather conditions have [...]
February 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Slowdown in China’s economy might affect Finnish lumber exporters

Concerns about the future development of the Chinese economy will again become headlines in Finland by the end of 2018 [...]
February 16, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

EUTR continues in the UK, despite Brexit results

    The EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT will continue after Brexit, in the UK, the country's [...]
February 16, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Europe

Record results of 115.8 million for EPAL pallets in 2017

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) announces a record result for 2017 of 115.8 million EPAL quality load [...]
February 16, 2018 Companies & Industry Events / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Binderholz extends glulam production in Jenbach

Binderholz has completed the third expansion stage (Plant 3) of the glulam in Jenbach, thereby expanding the site's capacity [...]

Danish investor group to buy insolvent Tvilum

Tvilum filed for bankruptcy on the 2nd of February and ceased production on its plants in Farvang and Kjellerup, Denmark [...]

Myanmar implements 10-year reforestation plan

Myanmar's government will apply a new plan for reforestation and rehabilitation of its forest across the country. The project [...]
February 16, 2018 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Asia & Middle East

Interfor to finalize decision on US South sawmill by mid-2018

Interfor carries on to evaluate a greenfield sawmill opportunity in the central region of the US South. The company expects [...]