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9 years 11 months ago

Oct 15 2009  A research conference for the European forest-based industry and cluster will focus on the creation of new business opportunities for the sector. The event will be held in Stockholm on 9-11 November 2009.

9 years 11 months ago

Most pulp and paper producers have built up significant in-house logistics operations alongside their core business, reflecting the specialized nature of forest products transportation.

9 years 11 months ago

Wood Resource Quarterly has reported that imports of logs, lumber and pulp to China increased substantially in the second quarter of 2009 as the country’s economy grew by almost 8%.

9 years 11 months ago

The forestry industry in Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America last year suffered the biggest decline in demand for wood since the 1970s, and that wasn’t even the worst of the news for this foundation business.

9 years 11 months ago

Considering increased demand on coniferous pulp in China and large forest resources in Siberia Ilim Group is currently carrying out research on construction of a new pulp and paper mill in Bratsk (Irkutsk region).

9 years 11 months ago

Oct 13 2009  Fibria and Stora Enso, co-owners of Brazilian pulp mill Veracel, are reportedly close to a re-start of the planning process for an expansion of Veracel, the so called Veracel II project. Fibria, which is the biggest pulp producer in the world and was created through the merger between...

9 years 11 months ago

The growing number of renewable energy projects in the Southern U.S. utilizing woody biomass will require the development of short-rotation bioenergy plantations.

9 years 11 months ago

  Enligna Canada, a wood pellet manufacturer, is expanding its production capabilities in Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia to meet international demands. The province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), is supporting Enligna Canada with a $2.42-million term loan. This financing will help the...

9 years 11 months ago

Ontario Power Generation is switching its coal-fired power plant in Atikokan to a biomass burning plant by 2012. The plan is to burn wood pellets instead of coal. Ontario then plans on looking into converting its 3 other coal-fired power plants, including the giant Nanticoke plant on Lake Erie, to...

9 years 11 months ago

October 2, 2009 CJSC LPK Partner-Tomsk is to launch the first production of MDF and HDF boards in the end of December 2010. The plant is to reach project capacity – 264 thousand cubic meters per years - in three next months. The plant is to also put into operation a laminating line as 60% of the...

9 years 12 months ago

By  Sam Sherrill, Deputy Editor, Crow's, RISI PORTLAND, OR, Sept. 28, 2009 (RISI) - Few people within the industry five years ago would have thought there would be any possibility of a Pine shortage in U.S. markets. But few people would have believed housing was on the brink of an...

9 years 12 months ago

September 25, 2009 Phase 1 of the LLC MM-Efimovsky wood-processing plant was officially launched in the village of Chudtsy, Boksitogorsky district, Leningrad region. The joint project of the Austrian company, Mayr-Melnhof Holz GmbH and LSR Group was realized by MM-Efimovsky with the support of the...

10 years 1 day ago

Sept 24 2009  Norske Skog has entered into an agreement with Chinese Shandong Huatai Paper to sell Norske Skog Hebei mill in Zhaoxian, China. The price is around 800 million Norwegian Kroner.

10 years 3 days ago

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - (All amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.) GLV Inc. ("GLV"; ticker symbols GLV.A, GLV.B / TSX) announces that its Board of Directors has approved a voluntary takeover bid (the "Takeover" or the "Offer") to purchase up to 100% of the shares of...

10 years 3 days ago

Kanadische GLV will Christ Water Technology kaufen Ein öffentliches Übernahmeangebot ist geplant. Der größte CWT-Aktionär, die WAB Privatstiftung, unterstützt das Angebot. Wien - Der kanadische Technologiekonzern GLV Inc. beabsichtigt die börsennotierte Christ Water Technology mit Holding-Sitz in...

10 years 1 week ago

Imports of Logs, Lumber and Pulp to China Increased Substantially in the 2Q/09 as the Country’s Economy Grow by Almost 8%, Reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. China became the major import destination for many globally traded forest products in 2009. The country is the world’s largest importer...

10 years 1 week ago

The current economic crisis is hitting hard the forest products sector across the UNECE region, according to the UNECE/FAO’s Forest Products Annual Market Review 2008-2009.

10 years 2 weeks ago

Brazil increased pulp production in 2008 by about eight percent. Wood fiber costs have remained unchanged in the local currency in the 2Q/09 but were eight percent higher in US dollar terms as compared to the previous quarter, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

10 years 3 weeks ago

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador has recently invested in two sawmill companies: Holson Forest Products and Burton’s Cove Logging and Lumber Limited. Holson Forest Products will receive $10 million ($7 million in a non-interest bearing 15-year loan from the Department of Natural...

10 years 3 weeks ago

Canada's forest, paper & packaging (FPP) sector continued to be negatively impacted by the global economic downturn during the second quarter of 2009.

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