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  • Forestry
  • January 29, 2015 10:39

Strong earnings improvement for Setra in 2014

Wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 201 million (EUR 21.49 million) for 2014 as compared to SEK 107 million (EUR 12,1 million) in 2013, an earnings improvement of SEK 94 million (EUR 10.05 million) over the previous year...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 29, 2015 08:55

Metsä receives environmental permit for €1,1 billion bio-product mill in Äänekoski.

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland has granted an environmental and water-intake permit for Metsä Group's planned bioproduct mill in Äänekoski. ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 28, 2015 15:26

Sweden: Rising sawlog prices in 2014

In 2014, Swedish sawlog prices rose, while pulpwood prices fell in comparison to 2013. Moreover, statistics for the fourth quarter of 2014 show an increase in prices when compared to the previous quarter... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 28, 2015 14:10

New Zealand export log prices rise in January

New Zealand export log prices rose to a nine-month high in January as falling Chinese inventories stoked demand in the nation's largest market. Local returns were bolstered by a decline in the kiwi dollar and lower shipping costs...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 28, 2015 13:28

India: Current prices of teak logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices in India for imported teak, domestic sawnwood and plywood...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 28, 2015 13:09

Plum Creek's profits rise in 4Q

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. announced 4Q earnings of $68 million on revenues of $428 million. 4Q earnings include $2 million after-tax, or $0.01 per diluted share of insurance recoveries related to the fire at the medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant in Montana earlier in the year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 28, 2015 12:26

Myanmar: Army seizes illegal logs and vehicles

Between 2 and 5 January the Myanmar Army in operations in the north of Myanmar bordering China seized 472 vehicles and logging equipment. Fourteen trucks were loaded with timber at the time and 20 Myanmar citizens and 119 foreigners were apprehended... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 28, 2015 10:12

Giant OSB merger between Norbord and Ainsworth approved by shareholders

Norbord shareholders and Ainsworth shareholders and optionholders approved the previously announced proposed combination of Norbord and Ainsworth by way of a plan of arrangement. The transaction was approved by approximately 99.46% of the votes cast by all of the Norbord shareholders eligible to vote at the Norbord meeting and approximately 98.45% of the votes cast by minority shareholders of Norbord... [more...]

  • Panels
  • January 28, 2015 09:23

Arauco invests $30 mil. to expand production at particleboard mill in South Carolina

ARAUCO will expand particleboard and TFL (thermally fused laminate/melamine) capacity for its site in Bennettsville, South Carolina, USA. The particleboard expansion, with a scheduled start-up of Q4 this year, will grow production by... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 28, 2015 08:56

New Zealand Forest Certification Association joins PEFC

New Zealand has now become the newest member of the PEFC alliance... [more...]

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FORDAQ launches online auctions service on its website

FORDAQ launches online auctions service on its website

FORDAQ is pleased to announce the launch of a new online auctions service on its website. You can already check our exclusive auctions with products starting from tools, woodworking machines to full production lines and many more in France, Belgium and the Netherlands... [ more...]

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