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Timber Community | 10 years 2 months ago

Danske Bank writes in their latest newsletter about the price of timber. They write that timber prices was depressed during the last two quarters, while timber prices have not fallen to the same extent. They note that there are currently very few mills that reports black numbers. From the time...

International Forest Industries | 10 years 2 months ago

The demand for some types of paper, like newsprint and other printing and writing paper will decrease in the next decade but the many other uses for wood fibre will mean dramatic increases in global demand overall, according to a new report from PwC.

Guardian | 10 years 2 months ago

British cats, dogs, cows, pigs and even goldfish are helping destroy the rainforests of south-east Asia. A new study for the government finds that more than a tenth of all the world's palm kernel meal – a lucrative by-product of the production of palm oil – is fed to British animals.

Forest Talk | 10 years 2 months ago

Wood products from British Columbia traditionally have moved south to the United States by way of rail or truck, and to a lesser degree, by sea. Now with the demand for British Columbia’s wood soaring in China, and drastically weakening in the U.S., lumber is hitting a transportation bottleneck...

Newswire CA | 10 years 2 months ago

VANCOUVER, May 18 /CNW/ - In the last few weeks, including just today in B.C., there have been many outrageous comments published in the media questioning the safety of wood frame buildings in reaction to the recent construction fire at the Richmond Remy jobsite. While we all wait for the results...

RUNA | 10 years 2 months ago

Bank Vozrozhdenie provided the loan to OAO Kondopoga, one of the leading producers of newsprint in Russia and Europe, with a credit limit of 35 mln USD Thanks to the production facilities the company is able to process about 2 mln cu m of timber and produce approximately 800 tsnd t of paper per...

RUNA | 10 years 2 months ago

The major Russian producer of marketable pulp and board Ilim Group is launching the construction of a plant in the scope of investment project in Bratsk with 700 mln USD worth. The plant is will be specially built to satisfy the needs of the Chinese market and the pay off period will be 2-3 years...

RUNA | 10 years 2 months ago

The project OOO Woodworking Company "Kalevala" has been included into the list of priority investment projects in the sphere of forest exploitation by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, as announced by the press-office of the Government of the Republic of Karelia. During the project the first...

RISI | 10 years 2 months ago

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 (RISI) - Innovation is a strange and tricky thing. Entire fields of human endeavors have moved along at a snail's pace for decades, or even centuries, only to speed ahead into new, uncharted territory with a new technology or technique that changes everything. That is the...

Paperindex Times | 10 years 2 months ago

St. Petersburg, Russia, May 3, 2011 - Over the first quarter of 2011 the Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk Branches of Ilim Group has manufactured 367,000 tons of pulp and paper products. This is 2.5% more than in January — March of the previous year. This includes 309,000 tons of market pulp, which is a 2...

Forest Talk | 10 years 2 months ago

A massive fire destroyed the controversial wood-framed housing project being constructed in Richmond, British Columbia last night.

International Forest Industries | 10 years 2 months ago

With China now the leading driver of global log markets, focus the world over is on demand from this mega-market. Currently demand is very strong, which is an unusual situation and is causing New Zealand exporters to express caution. However, most cannot see any downside in demand and pricing...

Fordaq | 10 years 2 months ago

Many domestic wood processing mills in coastal areas in eastern Japan suffered extensive damage caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. It is estimated that a capacity of 60,000 cu.m of plywood per month has been lost.

Timber Community | 10 years 2 months ago

UPM has agreed to sell its Lohja veneer mill from the Plywood Business Area to the mill’s operative management. In addition to mill’s businesses, the agreement covers the mill real estate, buildings, machinery and property. The mill’s personnel will continue to work with the new, to be...

PaperIndex Times | 10 years 2 months ago

Finland , May 4, 2011 - “The forest industry's production has recovered both from the recession and the structural changes." "The industrial policy decisions included in the coming Programme for Government will largely decide how profitable Finnish mills can be in international competition,”...

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