Archives: May 2018

Matsumoto Lumber invests in a new sawline from Heinola

Matsumoto Lumber ordered a full-profiling Scala 250 sawline from Heinola Sawmill Machinery for its new sawmill in Japan. The [...]

The EUTR is not “effective, proportionate and dissuasive”, according to ClientEarth

The potential value of FLEGT licensing is partly dependent on the extent to which EUTR is being implemented consistently across [...]
May 17, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Norbord announces great results for Q1/2018, due to strong OSB demand from North America and Europe

With strong OSB demand in both North America and Europe, Norbord continues to deliver robust results in the first three [...]

New duties on Russian log exports

Logs exiting Russia’s Far East have been slapped with a 6.5 per cent export duty since last December [...]
May 17, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Russia

European wood flooring demand decrease due to German slowdown

An insight into the current status of the EU wood flooring market and the wider economic situation in individual EU [...]

LIGNA conference moves to Guangzhou, China

The LIGNA Conference is moving to Guangzhou to be held on 4 and 5 December in the run-up to [...]

Wood-based panels global market diminished its progress

In 2016, the wood-based panels market grew to 408M cubic meters. After a slight reduction from 2008 to 2009 [...]

Dieffenbacher forecasts improved order intake for 2018

Machinery and plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher GmbH (Eppingen, Germany) closed the 2017 financial year with equity ratio 31%, the company announced [...]

Metsä upgrades spruce sawmill in Finland

Heinola Sawmill Machinery is to supply Iisveden Metsä Oy with a green sorting and stick-stacking line. The new line [...]

US housing market grows due to multi-family housing construction

Multi-family housing construction drove the growth in housing starts in March, according to the latest data release by the [...]