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Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: Russian economy slows down; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting by regions; The Far East is cutting log exports at a record pace

Russian Timber Journal 08-2019: In the 1 H 2019, the growth rate of the Russian economy slowed down; for 5 months 2019, the European Union reduced the volume of wood pellet imports; Rosleskhoz published data on timber harvesting...

China to levy tariffs on US wood products

September 16, 2019 ` 11:26  
China will impose additional tariffs on around US$75 billion worth of US goods. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said extra tariffs of either 5% or 10% will be applied depending on the product imported from...

Segezha Group will purchase two splicing lines for the production of wood structural beams and wall beams at Sokolsky DOK

August 22, 2019 ` 11:31  
Segezha Group (part of AFK “Sistema”) will acquire two lines of splicing production of the Austrian-Slovenian company Ledinek to increase the production capacity of the Sokolsky woodworking plant  in the Vologda region. The contract for the purchase of...

TechnoModel LLC realizes in the Tyumen region the large-scale investment project on processing about 300 thousand cubic meters of wood annually

August 21, 2019 ` 17:15  
This was reported in a press release of the Department of forestry of the Tyumen region. According to the General Director of the company Marat Shakurov, “the project involves the creation of a modern timber enterprise with an...

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation plans to increase revenues from ecological fee to 136 billion rubles

August 20, 2019 ` 23:30  
According to Piter.TV channel as of August 19, 2019, at the moment, manufacturers have to dispose of 5-35% of the sold products or pay an eco-fee. The Ministry proposed to the government to increase the standards for manufacturers...

Sergey Furgal: “Pulp production is a promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the Khabarovsk territory»

August 19, 2019 ` 13:55  
At the plenary session on Russian-Indian cooperation, the Governor of the Khabarovsk territory noted: “A promising direction for the development of the forest sector of the economy of the region can be the implementation of a project for...

In 2019, the capacity of the railway tracks of Ustyansky LPK increased

August 19, 2019 ` 00:55  
Last year, the full load of the train took from two to three days. At the moment it takes no more than 24 hours. ULK group of companies is one of the key clients of JSC “Russian Railways”...

Belarusian Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill independently to complete the construction of a plant for the production of bleached sulfate pulp with a capacity of 400,000 tons per year

August 17, 2019 ` 21:45  
The General meeting of shareholders of Svetlogorsk pulp and board mill JSC agreed on the procedure and order of completion of the contract construction contract dated 11 October 2010 made between Svetlogorsk pulp and mill JSC and Chinese...

For 7 months of 2019 logging enterprises of GC “Titan” have harvested more than 2 billion cubic meters

August 16, 2019 ` 12:05  
In July 2019 the companies of Titan Group, the general supplier of pulpwood to JSC “APPM”, harvested 326,7 thousand m³ of timber. Wood removals amounted to 243,3 thousand m³. In January – July of this year the Holding...

The installation of the second Futura converting line is being completed at Arkhbum Tissue Group plant

August 15, 2019 ` 23:43  
According to corporate press service, the installation of the second Futura converting line (Italy) for the production of toilet paper and paper towels under its own brand Soffione is being completed at a new plant of Arkhbum Tissue...

In the first half of 2019, investments in the modernization of Sveza in Uralskiy exceeded 1.1 billion rubles

August 14, 2019 ` 18:33  
For the last 6 months at the plant they carried out replacement of the equipment on conveyors of production on giving of raw materials, automated processes on loading of raw materials and packages on plywood production, replaced part...

Kraslesinvest plans to launch a new pellet plant

August 13, 2019 ` 23:48  
In the near future, a new plant of fuel pellets will be launched as part of the Kraslesinvest timber industry complex, the corporate press service reports. In the spring of 2019, a program for the formation of a...