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  • Market Prices
  • May 30, 2017 12:57

Central/West Africa: Improved export demand

Producers across Central/West Africa continue to be busy taking advantage of improved international demand. There has been some firming of prices but, once again, this is for a few of the more popular timbers.... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 30, 2017 12:49

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha announced the delivery of a woodchip carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) announced the delivery of “FORESTAL GAIA,” a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on... [more...]

  • Machinery News
  • May 30, 2017 11:45

Homag: Order intake up 31% in Q1/2017

In the first quarter of 2017, the Homag Group's order intake climbed 31 percent to EUR 401 million (1Q-2016: EUR 306 million) and sales revenue increased 14 percent to EUR 296 million (1Q-2016: EUR 260 million)... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 30, 2017 11:12

Rayonier Advanced Materials to acquire Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced on the 25th of May a definitive agreement under which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire Tembec, providing the combined company with leading and complementary positions in key high purity cellulose end-uses and diversified earning streams from packaging, paper, high-yield pulp and forest products businesses... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 30, 2017 10:53

EC unable to estimate China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 30, 2017 10:25

Résultats vente ONF Bourganeuf le 11.04.2017

Consultez les résultats de la vente ONF Bourganeuf le 11.04.2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 30, 2017 10:10

Austrian wood pellets cheaper in May

Austria's Enplus A1 wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 225.1 per tonne in May 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2017 14:02

Tianfu Mercantile Exchange will jointly host the 7th GWT Conference

Recently, Tianfu Mercantile Exchange signed an cooperation agreement with China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association(CTWPDA) about jointly hosting the 7th China Global Wood Trade Conference in September 6-7, 2017 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in China... [more...]

  • Panels
  • May 29, 2017 10:44

TTF agrees to mandatory 3rd party plywood testing

At a recent meeting, the National Panel Products Division of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) unanimously agreed a requirement for third party species testing and third party product performance testing for all panels placed on the market from outside the EU... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 29, 2017 10:30

Vapo Oy appoints new CEO

Vesa Tempakka has been appointed the CEO of Vapo Oy starting from 29 May 2017. Vapo’s previous CEO, Tomi Yli-Kyyny, became the CEO of the electricity distribution company Caruna Oy at the beginning of May... [more...]

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France: softwood lumber to finally benefit from the construction sector's success?

Are rising construction prices finally starting to reflect on the softwood lumber market? Some sawmill representatives would now be inclined to think so. At the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est, a general trend seems to be following this direction... [ more...]

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