Suzano, the world’s largest producer of hardwood pulp, and Sofidel, a leading European tissue paper producer, today announced “Together we plant the future”, a landmark three-year pilot project which will advance ecological conservation and restoration, alongside supporting socio-economic development in the Amazon region in Brazil. This will be delivered with support and on-the-ground implementation from […]
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In January 2023, the exports of logs from New Zealand expanded 26% year-on-year to 1,184.4 thousand m3. the average price for logs exported from New Zealand in January 2023 gained 4% compared to the previous month and amounted to $101 per m3. This is 3% less than a year ago when it was $103.
CELAB-Europe, a collaboration of the whole self-adhesive label value chain, has announced the launch of their new website that includes an interactive map that lists liner and matrix recyclers in Europe. Next to brand owners and other label users in general, especially waste managers and HSEQ representatives of production sites are the target audience for […]
Russian plywood exports decreased by 41% to 2 million m3 in 2022. The export value fell by 39% to $1,2 billion. Europe and the USA have been the main markets for Russian plywood exporters. However, exports to Europe were vastly reduced due to sanctions imposed on Russia in 2022, and U.S. export duty on Russian […]
Lumin, a leading timberland, and forest products company, will invest approx. US$ 136 million to build its third industrial plant in Uruguay, which is expected to create more than 300 jobs and significantly increase the country’s sustainable plywood production. Following approval by Lumin’s Board of Directors, which includes representatives of the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment […]
Nippon Paper Industries, Sumitomo Corporation and Green Earth Institute (“GEI”) agreed to begin trilateral consideration of the first commercial production of cellulosic bioethanol from woody biomass in Japan and its development into bio-chemical products. Bioethanol is currently attracting attention in countries worldwide striving for carbon-neutral societies as a renewable energy source and as feedstock for […]
In December 2022, the imports of softwood logs to China decreased 26% year-on-year to 3,053.2 thousand m3. the average price for softwood logs imported to China slid 1.6% compared to the previous month and amounted to $144 per m3. This is 13% less than a year ago when it was $165.
In 2022, the production of particleboard and OSB in Russia decreased by 10.5%, to 10.3 million m3, and this of fibreboard and MDF declined by 12.1%, to 649 million m3. Plywood output fell by 28.8% to 3.24 million m3. The reason for the decline in the production of wood-based panels was the closure of the […]
Canfor Corporation is restructuring its British Columbia (B.C.) operations by permanently closing its Chetwynd sawmill and pellet plant and temporarily closing its Houston sawmill for an extended period to facilitate a major redevelopment on the site. Both facilities will be closed following an orderly wind-down of operations that is expected to conclude early in Q2 […]
Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planning mill company. The enterprise value is approximately Euro 18 million. The completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2023. Concerning the Anjala paper […]