• Sawmilling
  • March 30, 2023 13:49

Bentheimer-Holz takes over Schröpfer sawmill

The Schröpfer softwood sawmill in Mudau was recently taken over by Bentheimer-Holz with retrospective effect from January 1, 2023... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 30, 2023 10:40

Draft of new EU building directive provides for high refurbishment goals

On March 14, the European Parliament passed its draft for the new EU Buildings Directive (EPBD) with a large majority and thus set concrete renovation targets for the existing building stock for the EU member states... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 30, 2023 09:28

EU associations launch coalition for a more competitive, and ambitious, EU bioeconomy

A new group of 14 EU trade associations including the providers of high-quality wood-based products, fibre-based paper and board products and packaging... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 29, 2023 11:01

Stora Enso's restated comparison figures for segment reporting

Stora Enso's segment reporting changed as of 1 January 2023, and the Group has restated the comparative figures for its segment reporting for 2021 and 2022... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 28, 2023 21:54

German wood price index for wooden packaging partly rising in March 2023

The monthly price index for sawn timber and wood-based materials for wooden packaging and pallets showed different developments in March 2023 compared to the... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 27, 2023 12:39

Suspicion of fraud in fumigation for export

According to local media reports, on March 21, 2023, several house searches were carried out in the port of Antwerp due to suspected fraud with... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 27, 2023 11:32

Svenskt Trä to form new committee for hardwood sawmills in Sweden

Demand for Swedish wood is increasing from the country's furniture and interior design producers. Today, the majority of the wood that domestic companies use for production is imported, which is challenging both from a logistical and sustainability perspective. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 24, 2023 12:52

Vietnam's wood products fall in Jan.-Feb. 2023

Wood and wood product (W&WP) trade highlights Statistics provided by Vietnam's General Department of Customs reveal that in February 2023 W&WP exports earned US$800 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 24, 2023 11:01

Hekotek supplies log sorting for Kissakoski sawmill

Versowood has ordered the new log sorting line for the Kissakoski sawmill, which was acquired in August 2022, from Hekotek.... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • March 24, 2023 09:49

Finland's imports of wood chips and logs from Russia fell to zero

Finnish pulpmills and sawmills have long been dependent on imported wood raw-material to meet their wood fiber needs. In 2021, as much as 23% of the pulp sector relied on foreign logs and wood chips, predominantly from neighboring countries.... [more...]

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