the timber network

Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • March 26, 2015 13:15

Forecast: European paper and forest product companies starting turnaround

Most European paper and forest product companies will maintain or increase their capital expenditure in 2015 to meet their expansion plans. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 24, 2015 11:31

OpenGate sells Kotkamills in Finland

OpenGate Capital has completed the sale of Kotkamills Oy, to MB Funds, an independent Finnish private equity firm focused on acquisitions in the Nordic market. Kotkamills, located in Kotka, Finland, is a manufacturer of specialty papers and wood-based products...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 23, 2015 15:02

Dubai WoodShow-Middle East’s biggest wood trade show- to open its doors  

10th edition will feature 250 exhibitors from 45 countries from 14 – 16 April 2015... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 23, 2015 07:32

Prices for hardwood chips increased after three years of decline

Prices for hardwood chip shipped over the Pacific Rim and the Atlantic to markets in Asia and Europe have trended downward for more than three years. However, in December 2014 and January 15, prices moved slightly upward...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 16, 2015 08:57

Indonesia files dispute against the US over anti-dumping duties on paper products

Indonesia notified the WTO Secretariat on 13 March 2015 of a request for consultations with the United States regarding ...... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • March 10, 2015 07:28

The global forest industry in the 4Q/2014

Sawlog prices were generally lower throughout the world in the 4Q as compared to earlier in the year. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the third consecutive quarter to $83.12/m3, which was down 2.6 % from the previous quarter... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 09, 2015 09:04

Resolute Forest Products shuts down paper machine in Quebec

Resolute Forest Products last week announced the permanent closure of paper machine #9 at its mill in Alma (Quebec), representing a reduction of 75,000 metric tons of annual specialty papers production capacity... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 04, 2015 13:17

Valmet to rebuild Holmen's softwood line at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the soft wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will improve production stability, cut variable costs and increase pulp production capacity by 15% equally to 50,000 tonnes. The works will be implemented in two stages during 2015 and 2016... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 27, 2015 15:01

Current logs and sawnwood prices in China

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

  • Pulp and Paper
  • February 27, 2015 12:32

EU requests WTO dispute settlement panel over Russia’s excessive import duties

The EU requested yesterday the establishment of a dispute settlement panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva concerning Russia’s excessive import duties on different groups of products including paper products...... [more...]

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