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  • September 19, 2014 13:06

    Estonia: Roundwood prices in July

    Estonian sawlog prices have registered some mixed results in July this year. Pine sawlogs price has continued the favourable upward trend which was recorded throughout the year... [more...]

  • September 19, 2014 12:40

    NOREXECO licensed to operate as a regulated forestry and paper marketplace/exchange

    The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has given NOREXECO ASA a license to operate as a regulated market exchange. NOREXECO plans to open up for trading before the end of 2014 and will become the world’s first and only dedicated exchange for pulp and recycled paper. The license covers financial derivatives within forestry and paper. The first product listed on NOREXECO will be pulp (softwood and hardwood)... [more...]

  • September 18, 2014 09:55

    Deforestation increases in the Amazon

    According to the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) the deforestation rate in the Amazon amounted to was 3,036 sq. km between August 2013 and July 2014 , an increase of 9.8% year on year... [more...]

  • September 18, 2014 08:34

    Finland: Earnings of nearly €100/ha of forest

    Finnish forestry achieved earnings of €99/ha of forest in 2013, a 17% increase over 2012. Finland's public support for timber production amounted... [more...]

  • September 17, 2014 14:06

    Latvia's forest industry export up 12.6%

    During the first seven months of 2014, Latvian forest industry's export increased by 12.6%, reaching EUR 1.189 billion, compared to EUR 1.056 billion in the same period in 2013... [more...]

  • September 17, 2014 13:05

    Roundwood prices in Finland lower than last year

    Throughout the first five months of this year the average price for pine and spruce sawlogs in Finland has slightly trended downwards, while birch sawlogs price remained stable, as can be seen in the following infographic... [more...]

  • September 17, 2014 10:02

    EU tropical hardwood log imports slide even further

    EU imports of tropical hardwood logs were 68,000 cu.m in the first six months of 2014, 35% less than the same period of 2013. Continuing delays in shipment of logs from Douala port has had a significant impact on log exports from Cameroon and Congo this year. The civil war in Central African Republic and EUTR... [more...]

  • September 17, 2014 08:42

    Södra's 74-tonne wood-chip truck now rolling fully loaded

    On 15 May, Södra's two truck rigs with a maximum weight of 74 tonnes officially entered service. They are now rolling fully loaded. Shortly after entering service, a dispensation was received for one of the rigs, a timber truck with a five-axle trailer. Dispensation for the wood-chip truck was not granted until 10 September and, during the waiting period, the truck operated as a 60-tonne truck. [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 14:25

    Timber Expo 2014 – The Essential Mix

    Timber Expo is the UK’s leading sustainable construction event, showcasing innovations in the global timber industry. Now in its fourth year, Timber Expo is taking place over two days, co-locating with W14 Exhibition on 07 & 08 October at the NEC, Birmingham conveniently situated next to Birmingham Airport. Leading companies from across the globe will travel to promote the most innovative timber technologies and pioneering wood products available on the market today. This is an excellent opportunity to develop new business contacts in the UK, with 200 exhibitors and 5,000 visitors including, architects, engineers, merchants, distributors, traders, buyers and specifiers, contractors and local authorities - all looking for the latest timber solutions. The event will showcase the most ground-breaking applications for timber within the built environment... [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 12:16

    UPM sells forestry land to Nordic Forest Fund

    Nordic Forest Fund (NFF), managed by UB Nordic Forest Management Oy, has signed a contract to purchase over 1,000 hectares of forestry land from UPM in Finland. The objects of purchase are located in... [more...]