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Sharp rise in prices for exported logs from New Zealand

At wharf gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand increased on average 12-13 NZD per [...]

New biomass subsidies schemes in Europe

The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power [...]

Yekalon starts MDF/HDF production in China

Yekalon has produced the first board at its a new MDF/HDF production line in China. According to the announcement [...]

Switzerland: Prices for wood pellets in February 2019

In February 2019, the prices for wood pellets only increased slightly in Switzerland. The average price for pellets of quality [...]

Ligna 2019 coming up in May

This May over 1,500 companies will be gathering in Hannover, Germany, to showcase the future of the woodworking and [...]

New records for the prefabricated house industry in Germany

In Germany, the prefabricated house market is booming. The sales volume increased by 7.2% last year. This is not [...]

Interfor increases lumber exports to China due to China-US trade war

Interfor Corp. says the company has markedly increased lumber shipments from Canada to China as a result of tariffs imposed [...]

Swiss Krono plans to build new MDF and laminate flooring lines in the US

Swiss Krono Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wood-based materials, continues to invest in rural its [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going up through February

The trading pace in US framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher [...]

Brazilian processed plantation timbers exports on steady increase

Export data for Brazilian wood products show that over the past five years there has been a steady increase in [...]