the timber network

Pulp and Paper

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 03, 2016 11:23

International Paper to Acquire Weyerhaeuser's Pulp Business

International Paper announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Weyerhaeuser's pulp business. Under terms of the agreement, IP will acquire ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 03, 2016 10:51

Vietnam and EU agree on timber legality

Vietnam and the European Union have agreed that the Timber Legality Assurance System of Vietnam (VNTLAS) will be applied to wood and wood products exported to the EU, and also to other countries, as well as the ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 02, 2016 11:52

Japan enters into Myanmar's lumber industry

Japanese pulp & paper company Oji Holdings and wood & building company Sumitomo Forestry held a ceremony on Friday to mark the completion of a lumber mill in Mawlamyine, Myanmar. The mill is reportedly the first investment in ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 29, 2016 09:56

Valmet AB to deliver brown washing plant to Södra Cell Mörrum

In February 2016, Södra's Board of Directors decided to invest SEK 1 billion in a new evaporator and modernisation of the brown washing plant in the dissolving pulp line, where textile pulp is produced. Södra has now awarded Valmet AB the contract to supply ... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 28, 2016 12:51

Stora Enso considers expansion of mill in Poland

Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study with the aim of expanding containerboard production at Ostrołęka mill in Poland by 500 000 tonnes annually. The findings of a recently completed pre-feasibility study supported continuation of the process. The feasibility study, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, will evaluate the profitability of the possible expansion... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 28, 2016 10:20

Finnish forestry on the verge of new resurgence

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy the use of roundwood shifted by new forest industry investments. However, the full amount will not still be fully achieved in the forecast period. Trade and removal volumes have been quite large already in recent years so that in the coming years millennium record levels will be approached... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2016 13:26

Dropping roundwood prices in Latvia

In the second half of 2015, the average roundwood purchase prices in Latvia have continued their downward trend. According to data compiled by Latvia’s Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the sharpest fall in the softwood segment was recorded in purchase prices for spruce logs (diameter up to 14 cm), while in the hardwood segment– in the purchase prices of black alder logs (with a diameter over 24 cm)... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 26, 2016 08:40

UPM sells its Schwedt mill to LEIPA

UPM has signed an agreement to sell its Schwedt newsprint mill site and relevant assets to LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH for the aim of a conversion into liner production... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 21, 2016 14:03

Global forest products industry should be part of efforts against climate change

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) and its members welcome the signing of the landmark United Nations agreement to tackle climate change, set to take place on April 22. The agreement urges countries to implement policies that would allow them to keep a global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius. The global forest products industry has a highly significant role to play in the implementation of these targets.... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 15, 2016 09:41

Södra Cell Mörrum orders evaporation plant from Andritz

In February 2016, Södra's Board of Directors decided to invest SEK 1 billion in a new evaporator and modernisation of the brown stock washing system in the dissolving pulp line, where textile pulp is produced... [more...]

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