the timber network

Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • March 27, 2015 13:05

Södra develops its processing of forest fuel

Södra is developing and enhancing the efficiency of its processing of forest fuel and is transitioning to less invasive methods to reduce the risk of soil damage. As part of this effort, the group is undertaking a comprehensive procurement of contractors to process forest fuel... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 25, 2015 13:01

Forestry and wood-based energy highlights at LIGNA 2015

This year’s LIGNA will be staged from 11 to 15 May in Hannover, Germany. LIGNA is the world’s premier trade show for providers of plant and machinery for primary and secondary wood processing and woodworking. It has a unique format in that it spans the entire wood value chain, from forestry and forestry technology, right through to wood processing, woodworking and wood bioenergy. Another standout feature is LIGNA’s high level of international participation, with more than 50 percent of the exhibitor pool coming from beyond Germany... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 24, 2015 10:26

Austria: Price of wood pellets drops in March

In March the price of wood pellets in Austria dropped for the first time since April 2014. Though modest, the price growth was constant from the spring of last year until February 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 23, 2015 15:02

Dubai WoodShow-Middle East’s biggest wood trade show- to open its doors  

10th edition will feature 250 exhibitors from 45 countries from 14 – 16 April 2015... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 23, 2015 07:32

Prices for hardwood chips increased after three years of decline

Prices for hardwood chip shipped over the Pacific Rim and the Atlantic to markets in Asia and Europe have trended downward for more than three years. However, in December 2014 and January 15, prices moved slightly upward...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • March 18, 2015 15:05

New reloading point for pellets at Schweighofer Fiber in Hallein

At the beginning of May the new reloading point at the Schweighofer Fiber plant is going to start operation – with the help of a fully‐automated filling station, pellets can be pumped as required from the silo onto trucks by pellets dealers... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • March 17, 2015 13:37

8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials,13-15 April 2015, Cologne, Germany

The 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials conference, organized by German-based nova-Institute, aims to provide major players from the European and Asian bio-based chemicals, plastics and composite industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies. Representatives of political bodies and associations will also have their say alongside leading companies... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 17, 2015 12:15

Price of wood pellets stable in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany remained stable in March as compared to the previous month. On averge, pellets currently cost ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 12, 2015 07:31

Pellet price in Switzerland continues to decline

The price of A1 ENplus wood pellets in Swizerland has continued to decline in March. Currently, the average price for a tonne of pellets is 403.90 CHF, the equivalent of 377.64 EUR... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • March 10, 2015 07:28

The global forest industry in the 4Q/2014

Sawlog prices were generally lower throughout the world in the 4Q as compared to earlier in the year. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the third consecutive quarter to $83.12/m3, which was down 2.6 % from the previous quarter... [more...]

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