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  • September 18, 2014 11:20

    Kronospan starts OSB line testings at Mogilev, Belarus

    At the beginning of August, Kronospan has started testings of the OSB production line at Mogilev, Belarus. Notable is that the construction works started only one year ago. When running at full capacity in 2018, the plant will be producing annually... [more...]

  • September 18, 2014 10:04

    EPAL celebrates the production of 63.5 Million Euro pallets

    63.5 million EPAL Euro pallets have been produced in twelve months under the licence of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL). The number of repaired wooden pallets stands at 21.5 million... [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 10:03

    Rebound in EU tropical hardwood imports unlikely during 2014

    Although there has been some shifting between product groups, total EU imports of tropical hardwood products in the first half of 2014 hardly recovered from the historically low levels recorded in the previous two years... [more...]

  • September 16, 2014 09:08

    SmartPly invests €60 million in a new OSB line

    With the United Kingdom as a client for 60% of all its sales, SmartPly intends to use this good performance with a new investment. And if possible to expand on other European markets. Thus, the company's management has decided to modernize the OSB production line at its Waterford (Ireland) site... [more...]

  • September 15, 2014 10:00

    Ghana: First half wood product exports up 4.5%

    Ghana's first half year wood product exports amounted to 143,541 cubic metres, up 4.5% on the 137,363 cubic metres shipped in the first half of 2013. Export of three products sawnwood, plywood and veneers accounted for 84% of the first half 2014 export volume... [more...]

  • September 14, 2014 22:50

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 36, 2014

    Traders looking for a post-holiday resurgence in trading of framing lumber were mostly disappointed... [more...]

  • September 11, 2014 09:17

    EBRD grants € 50 million loan to Kronospan Belarus

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing a loan of up to €50 million to Kronospan FLLC Belarus, to finance the expansion of the production capacity... [more...]

  • September 10, 2014 16:13

    UK demand boost EU imports of softwood plywood

    In the first six months of 2014, EU28 imports of softwood plywood were 898,000 cubic metres, 17% more than the same period the previous year. Imports from Brazil increased 19% to 657,000 m3 in the first half of 2014. There was also a 26% rise in imports from China to 97,400 cubic metres, and a 5% increase from Chile to 72,300 cubic metres... [more...]

  • September 09, 2014 12:36

    Mixed results for European tropical plywood imports

    The fortunes of tropical hardwood plywood in the EU market have been mixed in 2014. Imports from Malaysia declined 12% to 53,300 cubic metres in the first 6 months of 2014, a turnaround following a 9% increase in imports from Malaysia the previous year. This is partly explained by rising prices for Malaysian plywood in 2014... [more...]