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Pulp and Paper

  • Market Prices
  • November 24, 2015 08:27

Current prices of logs, sawnwood and plywood in India

The second round of auctions for the current season has been concluded at Forest Depart Depots in Surat and Vyara. Around 12,000 cubic metres of good quality domestically grown teak and some non-teak hardwoods was on offer. Despite prices for imported plantation teak easing auction prices were firm. Locally grown teak is always preferred by millers as the quality is higher, the sap is smaller, the form is good and the girths are larger all of which contribute to better recover rates in the mill... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • November 24, 2015 07:05

France: Lumber prices in the third quarter of 2015

In the following report you can check the latest available lumber prices in France (both softwood as well as hardwood) for the third quarter of 2015...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • November 18, 2015 09:20

UPM is considering selling Schwedt paper mill to LEIPA

UPM and LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH discuss the potential sale of the UPM Schwedt mill site and relevant assets to LEIPA for the aim of a conversion into liner production... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • November 10, 2015 12:18

Newsprint market: Demand projected to fall another 3 million tonnes by 2025

The market for graphic papers continues to suffer from overcapacity. Moreover, prices of newsprint have reached a historic low of around 450 EUR/t and below in the first and second quarter of 2015. At this price level even cost leaders are not able to cover their capital costs anymore... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 09, 2015 08:59

Weyerhaeuser buys Plum Creek to create US$23 billion timber giant

Weyerhaeuser is buying Plum Creek for US$8.44 billion to form the world's biggest timberland and forest products companies... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 06, 2015 11:19

High logging volumes in Finland

In September, the Finnish industrial roundwood logging volume increased by 1% year-on-year and reached 5.4 million m³. This is the highest logging volume ever recorded in Finland in September and it exceeds the average logging in the respective month during the last 10 years by 14%... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • November 05, 2015 13:53

Metsä Board is investing EUR 38 million in its Husum mill in Sweden

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is investing EUR 38 million in an extrusion coating line and related infrastructure at its Husum mill in Sweden... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 30, 2015 11:23

Canfor reports higher sales and earnings for Q3 2015

Canfor Corporation recently reported net sales of CA$ 989.9 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared to CA$ 952.4 million for the second quarter of 2015 and CA$838.0 million for the third quarter of 2014. For the nine months ended September 30, 2015, the company's net sales reached CA$2,872.3 million up from CA$2,487.2 million reported for the comparable period of 2014... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 29, 2015 09:04

SCA to close PM in Sweden

SCA intends to close down a newsprint machine at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden, and recognize an impairment loss for the mill. Efficiency improvement measures will be implemented at the Obbola and Munksund kraftliner mills... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • October 28, 2015 12:01

UPM 3Q sales increased by 5%

UPM's sales for 3Q 2015 were Euro 2,530 million, 5% higher than Euro 2,415 million in 3Q 2014. EBITDA totalled Euro 345 million (13.6% of sales), in line with the Euro 344 million (14.2% of sales) of last year. Variable costs decreased, to a large part driven by the group´s profit improvement programmes... [more...]

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