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  • Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 14:24

UPM placed 7 forest portfolios for bidding

Last week UPM published on the UPM Bonvesta website for competitive bidding new forest portfolios located in Finland... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 26, 2016 14:02

Keitele Timber Oy orders from Heinola

Keitele Timber Oy Kemijärvi Sawmill to HEINOLA... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 26, 2016 13:20

BSW Timber plans to build biomass boiler

BSW Timber might be now the first sawmiller in the UK to generate electricity from biomass fuel from a £2.5m combined heat and power (CHP) boiler.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • August 26, 2016 11:40

India: Gurjan plywood facing tough competition

Indian plywood manufactured by small and medium sized plants in the so-called ‘unorganised plywood sector’ is facing tough competition from products manufactured by larger mills.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 10:28

SCA plans to split the Group into two listed companies in 2017

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. Today about 85% of the Group sales derives from the hygiene business and about 15% from the forest products business. To create further value for the shareholders, the SCA Board of Directors plans to initiate work in order to propose to the Annual General Meeting 2017 to decide on a split of the Group into two listed companies... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 09:27

Ghana: Encouraging May export figures

The export of Ghana’s wood products in May 2016 yielded euro 18,755,766 from a volume of 33,348 cu.m which represents an increases of 37% in value and 23% in volume compared to exports in May 2015.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 25, 2016 14:33

Central/West Africa: Exchange rates and market volatility on everyone’s mind

The slight weakness in prices for sipo and sapele was reigned in over the past two weeks and there is no news of further price movements either up or down. On all producer’s minds is what effect the turmoil after the UK referendum will have on exports... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • August 25, 2016 12:31

Tolko to close The Pas mill

300 workers from Tolko Industries Ltd. in The Pas will be unemployed starting the 2nd of December, as the company shuts down its mill... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 25, 2016 12:22

Iggesund focuses on Japan​

Paperboard manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard’s market-leading brands Invercote and Incada are again among the three most valuable brands on the European paperboard market, concludes a newly released brand survey of European paperboard converters and brand owners done by Opticom International Research... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 25, 2016 11:43

Korea Wood Show Coming up November 3-6, 2016 in South Korea

Korea Wood Show 2016, is scheduled for November 3-6, 2016 at KIINTEX, a suburb of Seoul, as the country's largest trade show specialized in wood products. The show is organized by Media Wood., Ltd., which has published a weekly Korea Wood Newspaper since 1998... [more...]

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Roundwood prices in US on a downward trend in the first half of the year

Prices for roundwood have followed a downward trend in the US in the first half of the year.... [ more...]

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