• Panels
    Panels November 21, 2014 16:48

    Siempelkamp received two major orders in Turkey

    In August and September 2014 the machine and plant builder Siempelkamp was once again able to record two important sales in the area of production plants for wood-based panels in Turkey. The customers Camsan Entegre and Starwood ordered ContiRoll® press lines with a combined length of more than 100 m... [more...]

  • Wood energy November 21, 2014 16:02

    Sweden: Stock volumes of roundwood and wood chips up 26%

    In Sweden, the total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips is estimated to amount 8.3 million m³ (cubic metres solid volume excluding bark)... [more...]

  • Forestry
    Forestry November 21, 2014 12:23

    France: Auction sale of forestry company following judicial liquidation

    French court bailiffs, SCP PIERRE & SANCESARIO, will organise an auction following a judicial liquidation of the forestry company, EURL POLI FRERES, on the 4th of December 2014. The auction includes forestry machines, equipment, tools, as well as trucks, semi-trailers etc... [more...]

  • Market Prices November 21, 2014 10:24

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 45, 2014

    A cold weather front that affected much of the U.S. and Canada, the exodus of traders to Chicago for the NAWLA Traders Market, and concerns about year-end inventory levels combined to dull demand for framing lumber... [more...]

  • Forestry November 21, 2014 10:04

    Södra renews PEFC certificate

    Södra has been granted renewed forestry and chain of custody certification under PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) for the next five years. An external audit has been completed and over 60 properties have been reviewed in 2014... [more...]

  • Forestry November 21, 2014 09:51

    New world-class timber distribution centre in China

    Terminal handling capacity is forecast to reach 5 million cubic metres per year... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper November 21, 2014 08:35

    UPM to raise annual pulp capacity to 700,000 tonnes at Kymi

    On Thursday, UPM Kymi celebrated the topping out ceremony for its pulp mill production expansion project, KYMI700: the new pulp drying machine, debarking plant and modernisation of the softwood fibre line. UPM invests € 160 million into the Kymi pulp mill... [more...]

  • Market Prices November 21, 2014 06:25

    Estonia: Roundwood prices stable in September

    Prices for almost all roundwood assortments in Estonia are stable in September 2014 both as compared to August, as well as compared to September 2013. However, there are some exceptions... [more...]

  • Sawmilling November 20, 2014 16:31

    Valutec delivers progressive kiln to Europe’s largest sawmill

    Europe’s largest sawmill, Germany’s Ziegler Holzindustrie, has invested in a progressive kiln from Valutec. This will be Valutec’s second delivery to the sawmill, with the investment increasing the sawmill’s drying capacity by... [more...]

  • Market Prices November 20, 2014 15:01

    Germany exports more spruce lumber to Europe

    From January to August 2014, spruce lumber exports of German sawmills amounted to 2,420,402 m³, slightly more than 22% over the reference period last year. Larger quantities sold to Austria, France, the Netherlands and Italy were the decisive factor for this development... [more...]

special report International Softwood Conference: The current state of the European sawmilling industry

International Softwood Conference: The current state of the European sawmilling industry

On 16 and 17 October the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held in Berlin. Worldwide experts analyzed the wood markets around the globe. In the following, you can see the first part of this analysis related to the European lumber markets...[ more...]

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