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  • June 14, 2018 11:06

Wismar Pellets acquires majority stake in best:Pellets

According to a publication of the German Federal Cartel Office, Wismar Pellets GmbH, which belongs to the financial investor Metropolitan Equity Partners, LLC (MEP), New Yor... [more...]

  • June 15, 2018 14:45

US softwood lumber production up 2.7%

US sawmills produce 8.557 bbf of softwood lumber in first three months of 2018, up 2.7% year-over-year, while output by Canadian mills drops 2.4% to 7.074... [more...]

  • June 11, 2018 08:20

Chinese tropical hardwood log imports up 6% in 2017

Chinese tropical log imports in 2017 totalled 9.65 million cubic metres up 6% year on year and accounted for 17% of the national total, a year on year decline of 2 percentage points.... [more...]

  • June 13, 2018 10:22

The global forest industry in Q1/2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) jumped 5.1% q-o-q in the 1Q/18 to reach its highest level since late 2014. Also, there has been a steady increase in sawlog prices worldwide over the past year with the GSPI increasing just over 15% in 12 months... [more...]

  • June 13, 2018 13:11

Failed operations at Douala Port to be investigated by the Cameroonian government

The Cameroon government has appointed a new Commission to investigate the failed operations at Douala Port... [more...]

  • June 11, 2018 08:28

Stora Enso opens Europe’s largest wood fibre-based biocomposite plant

On June 4, 2018, Stora Enso opened Europe’s largest wood fibre-based biocomposite plant. The opening ceremony took place at the company’s Hylte Mill outside of Halmstad in south-west Sweden... [more...]

  • June 14, 2018 12:00

GD Holz annnounces changes in the organization’s Board

Gesamtverband Deutscher Holzhandel eV (GD Holz, the German Timber Trade Federation) informed about changes in the organization’s Board... [more...]

  • June 11, 2018 11:00

Valmet delivers boiler, equipment to biomass plant in Japan

Valmet announced it will supply a biomass-fired 75 MWe CFB boiler and flue gas cleaning system to Air Water & Energia Power Onahama Corp.’s Onahama Plant in Japan... [more...]

  • June 15, 2018 11:56

US hardwood plywood imports from China continue to fall

Year-to-date US hardwood plywood imports were down 40% in March compared to March 2017... [more...]

  • June 14, 2018 13:42

China: Rise in log imports in 2017

China’s log imports in 2017 totalled 55.43 million cubic metres valued at US$9.927 billion, a year on year increase of 14% in volume and 23% in value. The average price for imported logs was US$179 per cubic metre, a year on year increase of 8%... [more...]

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