Europe

Seasonal price decrease for German wood pellets

As well as in May, in June the price of wood pellets in Germany fell from the previous month by [...]

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Sonae-Arauco ceases laminate operations in Horn, Germany

    GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]

UPM’s sawmills are running at full speed

UPM Timber welcomed Aki Temmes, 41, to the position of Senior Vice President of Business in late April. He transferred [...]

Södra expands drying capabillity in Sweden

Södra chose Heinola to supply new Progressive kilns for the sawmill in Värö, Sweden. Heinola will deliver two [...]

Metsä Wood opens Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland

Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry of Metsä Group, inaugurated the new Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland. The decision [...]

Record logging in the Czech Republic due to the bark beetle epidemics

In 2018, logging in the Czech Republic increased to 25.7 million m3 . That is the highest value in the [...]

France: Lumber prices list for Q1/2019

    The following price list is a collection of prices for lumber and wood products in France [...]

Kronospan receives EBRD loan for wood-based panels plant in Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) organizes a syndicated loan of EUR116 million for Kronospan UA (Novovolynsk, Volyn [...]