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Global demand for fibreboard expected to grow in the next 10 years

The progress experienced in the setup of urban infrastructures has significantly promoted the demand for fibreboard. This trend is not [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports to China have doubled in the past four years

    Russia’s softwood lumber production and exports have risen dramatically in recent years. Russian softwood lumber [...]

Norbord to invest a further EUR 40 million in its Inverness panel plant

Wood-based panel manufacturer Norbord is investing around EUR 40 million into the second phase of development of its Inverness [...]

IKEA and UPM to grow wood sourcing in Russia

On 25 February 2019, Hasslacherles, UPM Chudovo, IKEA Industry Novgorod and the Administration of the Novgorod region have signed a [...]

Largest wood pellet plant in Spain to start production

The largest wood pellet production plant in Spain has been put into operation in the town of Erla in the [...]

Canfor reports 14% drop in lumber shipments in Q4 /2018

    Canfor Corporation generated strong financial results in 2018 with reported operating income of $608.6 million [...]

Pölkky Oy plans to invest EUR 30 million in its wood production facilities

Finnish Pölkky Oy has announced a major investment program, targeting its production facilities in northern Finland. The investment program [...]

Vietnam plans to push up wood products exports’ value to US$11 billion in 2019

    Vietnam aims to push wood export value beyond US$11 billion this year and to develop [...]

US lumber prices started to slow down through the end of February

    Softwood lumber trading geared down from a faster pace earlier in the month, with traders citing [...]