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Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • October 07, 2015 10:17

Austria: Data on wood imports

After China with 45 million cubic meters, Austria is the second largest importer of wood in the world with 8.3 million cubic meters. In the third place is Germany (8 million m3)... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • October 06, 2015 13:01

Sweden: Decreasing sawlog prices during the second quarter of 2015

The second quarter of 2015 shows decreasing sawlog prices in Sweden after a consistent surge in the first quarter. Pine and spruce sawlogs are both cheaper by more than half euro. Pine logs cost now an average of EUR 50.81/cbm, while spruce logs were traded in the second quarter at EUR 55.31/cbm... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 02, 2015 12:22

Stora Enso completes the divestments of its Barcelona mill and Komárom plant

Stora Enso has completed the divestment announced on 27 July 2015 of its Barcelona mill, which produces recycled-fibre based consumer board, to the private equity fund Quantum... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 02, 2015 08:02

August log and pulpwood prices in Finland

In August, the average Finnish pine logs price came up to EUR 54.4 per cubic metre, while spruce logs cost... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 28, 2015 09:27

Pöyry names Martin à Porta as President and CEO

Martin à Porta will start as the new President and CEO of Pöyry on 1 January 2016. Alexis Fries will continue as President and CEO until the end of 2015 and... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 25, 2015 12:01

Preview of this year's Timber Expo

As part of UK Construction Week, the largest construction trade event in the UK, Timber Expo has been established as a must see on the trade calendar with an abundance of exhibitors signed up and a raft of prestigious event partners showing their support. Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 6 – 8 October, Timber Expo is the only dedicated UK event for the timber industry. Free to attend, it will provide a powerful opportunity for visitors and exhibitors to network, learn new skills, source new solutions, share... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 24, 2015 14:16

Södra launched a new biodegradable and renewable material

On 22 September, the first pilot machine for manufacturing products from the new bio-composite DuraPulp was inaugurated. Södra says DuraPulp can be an alternative to fossil-fuel based products... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2015 13:21

Sweden: Stock volumes of roundwood stable

The total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips in Sweden are estimated to amount to 8.9 million m³ as of 30 June 2015... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • September 21, 2015 10:21

The German wood industry reports slowdown in growth

The German wood industry recorded in the first half of the year a slight increase in sales of 1.2% as compared to the corresponding period of 2014. Overall sales reached EUR 16.6 billion (H1/2014: 16.4 billion). The Federation of the German timber industry (HDH) reports that the economic situation has slowed notably, taking into account that in the same period of 2014, the turnover of the sector registered an increase of 4.1%. For the second half of 2015, HDH anticipates a further slowdown in growth... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 18, 2015 13:19

Pöyry awarded EPCM services assignment for state-of-the-art pulp mill, Fibria, Brazil

Fibria, the major eucalyptus pulp producer, has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP) of the Horizonte 2 project in Brazil... [more...]

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