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  • Wood energy
  • April 24, 2015 15:02

AEK AG will build a pellet drying plant in Balsthal

The Swiss manufacturer of wood pellets pellets AEK AG, a subsidiary of the energy provider AEK energy, started the construction of a pellet drying plant ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 24, 2015 10:01

Metsä orders technology from Valmet for Äänekoski bioproduct mill

Valmet and Metsä Fibre have signed the agreement for the supply of key technology to Metsä Fibre`s new Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland. Valmet delivery includes recovery boiler, pulp drying line, gasification plant, lime kiln and a mill wide Valmet DNA automation system. The estimated value of Valmet`s delivery, which includes only the core equipment supplied by Valmet, is about EUR 125-150 million... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • April 22, 2015 13:24

FORDAQ organizes new online auction of woodworking machinery

FORDAQ is organizing five new auction sales next month. From woodworking machines, such as sawing or moulding machines, to full painting lines and other products, our next auctions will be organized in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain. The starting date will be May 5th and ending date on May 19th.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 21, 2015 14:10

Proact supplies new data centre to Swedish sawmill group Vida

Sawmill group Vida has chosen Proact to supply its IT infrastructure. The company is also upgrading its data centre and replacing most of its hardware... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 16, 2015 09:15

Leuco at LIGNA: Tool innovations and innovative application solutions

At this year's LIGNA from 11 to 15th of May, the tool manufacturer LEUCO will focus on all-round tool innovations and innovative application solutions. The question is: How can users improve the processing quality with tools? How can throughput be increased and resources be saved? Which work steps can be used to achieve specific results in a smart way? ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2015 15:55

Logset enters bioenergy market

Finnish forest machine producer Logset has entered the bioenergy market beginning 2015. Back in 2014 the company entered into a partnership with French forest equipment producer Etablissements Vigneau. This is a rection to the expanding bioenergy market ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 10, 2015 11:11

Russia 2014: promised land or slough of despond for investors?

It is an open secret that in 2014 Russia had to go through the mill. There have been many issues and misunderstandings throughout the year and some of them are still on. However, a wide spread latin expression Pecunia non olet meaning “money has no smell” proves to be right. Business, including the wood industry, always tries to keep away from any kind of political prejudices. Apart from expected BRICS-based partners, in 2014 some major European and even American companies invested in Russian forest sector as well... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 09, 2015 09:01

ISB Group separates from Wolseley; becomes 100% French

On April 7, ISB group (Importation et Solution Bois) Group which unites the activities of Silverwood, Sinbpla, Carib and James has separated itself from Wolseley Plc.... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 08, 2015 12:02

Weinig comes at LIGNA with numerous new products

The Weinig Group will underline its "Technology Offensive 2015" at LIGNA in Hall 12 with a range of innovations. At the center will be the introduction of new generations of technology. The core themes will be resource efficiency, flexibility and networked production... [more...]

  • Panels
  • April 06, 2015 15:01

Dieffenbacher supplies OSB line to Martco

Dieffenbacher received an order from Martco, LLC (a Roy O. Martin company) for a forming and press line as part of Martco’s recently announced OSB plant to be built in Corrigan, Texas... [more...]

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