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Belarus: In the next two years, another 5-7 wood pellet plants will be built in the forestry units

June 29, 2020 ` 18:31  
This was announced by the Minister of Forestry Vitaly Drozhzha during the opening of pellet production in the Borisov experimental leshoz. “Due to the imbalance of supply and demand in the forest, a large amount of residual raw...

Luke: in Finland, wood fuel use reaches record highs over year

June 23, 2020 ` 18:05  
Wood fuel consumption in the country reached record levels. The burning of wood chips and by-products of the forest industry, as well as wood waste at thermal power plants increased compared to the previous year. Luke says that...

Holz House to invest over 213 million rubles in the expansion of its production in the Kirov region

June 17, 2020 ` 12:31  
As the media office of the Industrial Development Fund (IDF) reports, its expert council approved a loan for the implementation of Holz House’s project in the Kirov region. Holz House will organize production of glued beams, wood pellets,...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

April pellet price low in Germany

June 3, 2020 ` 12:59  
Despite corona-related increased demand, wood pellets in April 2020 are significantly cheaper than in the previous month at 245.94 € / t. Compared to March, a decrease of 4.2% for a 6 t purchase volume reports the German...

Prodesa to build two wood pellet plants in Belarus (near the cities of Vitebsk and Polotsk) with a capacity of 20 tons per hour each

May 29, 2020 ` 18:50  
The plants will be launched in 2021. Prodesa will be responsible for the full design, procurement and construction of pellet plants. Comprehensive service of the company includes all the processes of design, production and procurement, control of assembly...

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: Opinion poll of Russian timber companies on the impacts of the coronavirus on outputs and sales; the Government of the Russian Federation approved a list of systemic timber enterprises and measures to support them; how the spread of COVID-19 affects operations of world timber companies (update)

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: in mid-May 2020, WhatWood agency conducted an express survey of the largest timber industry players about how the coronavirus epidemic affected their production activities and the sales situation; the Government of the Russian Federation approved...

ULK Group launched a new wood pellet plant in Pestovo

May 20, 2020 ` 14:32  
The plant’s production capacity is 60 thousand tons of wood pellets per year. A total wood pellets capacities of ULK Group, now is 300,000 tons per year. The opening was attended by Governor of the Novgorod Region Andrei...

In March 2020, wood pellets price in Austria fell by 2.6%

May 8, 2020 ` 12:43  
In March 2020, the average price of a ton of wood pellets in Austria fell year-on-year by 2.6% to 243.9 euros, the portal propellets.at reports. Compared to February, pellets fell 0.6%. For the supply of granules in bags...

Vyatsky Plywood Mill commissioned a new wood waste briquetting site

May 7, 2020 ` 12:48  
The investments amounted to about 40 million rubles. After reaching the design parameters, the capacity of the briquetting site on the basis of two RUF-600 presses will become 18 tons of wood briquettes from birch chips per day....

Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: how the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) affects operations of world timber companies; the Russian Government to slash duties on pulpwood of Far Eastern species to zero and increase export quotas by the end of 2020; Russian Forest Industry Review 2019-2020

Russian Timber Journal 03-2020: coronavirus infection was recorded in many countries of the world, the development of the situation showed that COVID-19 has a direct impact on all areas of the economy, including the timber industry — forest...

Fuel Pellet Plant Second Stage Launched in Lesosibirsk

April 27, 2020 ` 18:02  
The second stage of KsilotekSibir LLC fuel pellet plant has been launched five months in advance of the project schedule at the manufacturing site of Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1 JSC, asset of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC). The...