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  • Wood energy
  • January 13, 2015 15:24

UK's Active Energy gets wood chip supply orders from Turkey's Yildiz Entegre

Active Energy Group announced on Monday that it has signed two new supply contracts with Yildiz Entegre, a Turkey-based producer of medium-density fibreboards (MDF). Under the agreements, the group will deliver up to 300,000 metric tonnes of hardwood wood chip and a further 300,000 metric tonnes...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 12, 2015 16:17

Switzerland: Seasonal price increase for wood pellets in January

In January 2015, the price of wood pellets in Switzerland has continued to increase as usual for this month. However, the price remains below last year's level. Compared to December, the price rose slightly by 0.4%, up to a current 413.50 CHF (344.26 EUR)...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 12, 2015 10:33

UPM's wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery is in commercial production

The world’s first wood-based renewable diesel biorefinery has started commercial production in Lappeenranta, Finland. UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM, and produces approximately 120 million litres of renewable UPM BioVerno diesel yearly...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 12, 2015 09:35

New pellet plant for Rusforest in Eastern Siberia

A new pellet plant in the village of Novaya Igirma, Irkutsk region (Eastern-Siberian part of Russia) constructed and started-up by Hekotek in November 2014 has now successfully reached the designed output capacity - 30 000 tons of wooden pellets annually...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 08, 2015 14:06

UPM in negotations to sell closed Myllykoski mill

UPM is currently negotiating with the Finnish biofuel developer Suomen Bioetanoli, upon the selling of the closed Myllykoski mill in Kouvola in southern Finland...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 07, 2015 15:55

Latvia's forest industry export up 9.5%

From January to October 2014, Latvia's forest industry exports increased by 9.5% from the figures of the same period of 2013...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 07, 2015 11:23

Fordaq S.A. is now the official media partner of the 5th GWT China

Fordaq S.A. is now the official media partner of the 5th China Global Wood Trade Conference (GWT China). Since January 1st, GWT China promotes its 5th conference on Fordaq website to reach the largest base of key decision makers in global wood industry. Fordaq users are active across the whole range of the forest and wood transformation industry in 176 countries...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 06, 2015 09:43

Austria: Wood pellets price in December below 2013 level

In December, wood pellets in Austria are still almost -7% cheaper over 2013...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 19, 2014 15:18

Global production of all major wood products steadily growing

Global production of all major wood products continued to show steady growth in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year. While the production of industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood pellets and wood-based panels have fully recovered from the economic downturn in 2008-2009, global production of pulp and paper stagnated in 2012-13 largely due to a decline in consumption in China, where electronic publishing is increasingly being used instead of traditional printing processes...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • December 19, 2014 09:26

The family of global wood chip carriers is becoming smaller and younger

Overseas shipments account for about 70% of global wood chip trade, with pulp mills in Japan and China being the major destinations. This trade is handled by specialty made wood chip carriers predominantly built in Japan and China. Many of the older and smaller vessels are likely to be scrapped in the next few years, and with new and larger ships being ordered, the average chip vessel is becoming larger...... [more...]

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