Europe

Belarus to start producing wood pellets

  A program to build six pellet plants in Belarus is being implemented. All of them will be operational [...]
August 22, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Rising pellet prices in Germany

The August pellet price in Germany has increased compared to the previous month. It rose slightly by 0.8 percent [...]

Sweden: Derome acquires construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Finnish Polkky Group to build 100,000 m3/year planing sawmill

    Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The [...]

European countries to benefit from US-China trade war

The additional tariffs on US imports from China threatened by US President Donald Trump would damage China, while giving the [...]

Stora Enso to close sawmill in Finland

Efora, that specialises in industrial maintenance and engineering services, owned by Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso, begins employer [...]

Italy: Woodworking machinery orders drop sharply in Q2/2019

In the second quarter of 2019 the orders of wood and furniture machinery and equipment in Italy have decreased by [...]

Czechia: Boom in prefabricated wooden houses

    The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While [...]

Lower OSB prices negatively impact Norbord’s prices

Norbord Inc., the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), reported Adjusted EBITDA of USD 36 million in [...]

Cheaper sawlogs in Estonia

    At a price of EUR 73.84/m3 and EUR 76.54/m3 respectively, pine and [...]