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  • May 18, 2015 13:08

Schweighofer threatens to withdraw from Romania due to the new Forestry Code

A huge scandal is ongoing in Romania's forest industry. On one side, the population which accuses the destruction of the country's forests, domestic wood processers who face bankruptcy, mass-media and NGO's who support both sides. On the other side, politicians, often accused as complices to the clearcutting of large portions of Romanian forests for profit and for failing to control illegal logging. All of this, Romanians say, for the interest of large foreign companies such as Holzindustrie Schweighofer... [more...]

  • May 20, 2015 15:40

Romanian Parliament adopts new Forestry Code

The new Forestry Code limits to 30% the posibility of one single company to process a certain type of wood...... [more...]

  • May 21, 2015 08:29

Logs and sawnwood prices in China

This report contains latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China...... [more...]

  • May 19, 2015 09:01

Romania might ban exports of unprocessed wood

The Romanian Government plans to ban exports of unprocessed wood for a limited period... [more...]

  • May 25, 2015 08:06

EU 2020: renewable energy goals met by Sweden, Bulgaria and Estonia

According to the recent Eurostat data, Sweden, Bulgaria and Estonia already met bioenergy usage targets set for 2020 back in 2013... [more...]

  • May 19, 2015 08:29

Interfor to curtail Tacoma sawmill

High log costs and productivity-related issues seems to be the cause... [more...]

  • May 22, 2015 13:39

Graanul Invest acquires Latvian wood pellet producer; to become largest pellet producer in Europe

Company aims to produce 1.8 million tons of wood pellets in 2015 ... [more...]

  • May 22, 2015 10:01

Calls for legalisation of the China-Myanmar timber trade

China is one of Myanmar's important markets for wood products and China accounted for around 37% of Myanmar's wood product exports in 2013 valued at USD621 million...... [more...]

  • May 20, 2015 08:28

Germany: Price of wood pellets continues to decline in May

The price of pellets has returned to the level of 2012... [more...]

  • May 22, 2015 08:26

14th Pellets Industry Forum with ENplus-Conference: Wood pellets–helping to fuel the energy transition in the heating market

Current crises, such as the conflict in Ukraine, demonstrate that Germany should increase its focus on renewable energies – not least to reduce its dependence on a limited number of suppliers of energy resources. Pellets represent an interesting option for driving forward the energy transition in the heating market. The 14th Pellets Industry Forum and the ENplus-Conference, taking place at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München from June 11–12, shine the spotlight on this growing market.... [more...]

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