the timber network


  • Forestry
  • May 06, 2016 11:54

Hekotek will deliver a pellet plant for 4 Energia in Latvia

AS Hekotek and 4 Energia signed an agreement for complex pellet plant equipment delivery to Latvia (a town of Brocheni – ca. 100 km westwards from Riga)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 06, 2016 11:27

RusForest performed well in Q1 2016

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announced preliminary Q1 2016 production and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 05, 2016 10:03

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 17, 2016

Last week's ales of framing lumber in US varied among species and producing regions. The cash market in Western S-P-F got a shot in the arm from strength in futures, and transportation hang-ups related to a rail trestle in Alberta that was destroyed by fire. Eastern S-P-F producers also caught the wave of increased activity. Elsewhere, trading was mixed, with the pace slowing in Southern Pine and trading in western species described as a grind. All told, the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price rose $4... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 05, 2016 08:03

Carrefour International du Bois 2016 gets bigger!

At the next show which will be taking place on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd June 2016 in Nantes (France), the Carrefour International du Bois will offer visitors even more opportunities to do business with the opening of an extra hall and an increase in the stand surface of 13%!... [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...]

  • 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...]

  • Forestry
  • April 27, 2016 11:31

F&W buys O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s forestry and land subsidiaries

F&W Forestry Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired London-based O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s forestry and land subsidiaries. The acquisition includes three companies with forest management and real estate operations in North America and the United Kingdom.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2016 15:47

EU and Indonesia launch first ever FLEGT licensing scheme

The European Commission has announced that EU and Indonesia are ready to launch the first ever Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing scheme on legally produced tropical timber.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2016 14:21

Bergs Timber to acquire Jarl Timber AB from Norvik Hf

Bergs Timber AB today signed a letter of intent regarding the acquisition of all shares in Jarl Timber AB from Norvik Hf... [more...]

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