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Russian timber industry news #22/23-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 22:37  
- On December 6, 2016 the Solomenskiy sawmill (Petrozavodsk, Karelia) put into operation a new line of sawmilling. Thus, the plant has completed the next stage of modernization and expansion of production. - Ladozhsky DSK CJSC postponed commissioning...

Russian timber industry news #21-2016

December 31, 2016 ` 15:55  
- AFK Sistema owned by billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov made a public proposal of the purchase of all shares of Finnish house-building company Honkarakenne at the price of €1.5 per share. According to Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, the CEO...

Russian timber industry news #20-2016

November 22, 2016 ` 02:43  
- LDK-3 has started to install the equipment and mount the premises of a new sawmill worth RUR 1 billion. Trial run of the line will take place in the spring of 2017. The factory will operate the...

Russian timber industry news #19-2016

October 28, 2016 ` 00:30  
- Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill and the Finnish Valmet Corporation have signed a contract worth €50 million to supply equipment for upgrading the board machine No. 2. This is the main part of the second phase of...

Russian timber industry news #18-2016

October 17, 2016 ` 18:11  
- At Segezha PPM, downtime is under way until 8 October for the modernization of the pulpmill’s fibre line, digester #4. The upgrade of the line will raise the pulp cooking capacity by 28% to 1,150 tonnes per...

Russian timber industry news #17-2016

October 3, 2016 ` 11:20  
- Karelia Pulp has officially announced its intention to redeem Kondopoga pulpmill at the auction, which presumably will take place in the spring of 2017. “Through our own investments, we have consolidated more than 50% of debts of...

Russian timber industry news #16-2016

September 18, 2016 ` 21:58  
- Segezha Group may engage in the production of CLT panels, said the President of the company Sergey Pomelov in an interview with Vedomosti business paper. The group also plans to increase production volumes and reduce costs at...

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum: Review of investment agreements and key ideas

At the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, held on June 16-18, businessmen and regional officials discussed a number of timber projects. - Segezha Group may build a plywood mill in the Vologda region - The group will also...

Russian timber industry news #14-15-2016

September 6, 2016 ` 02:51  
- Egger launched an MDF/HDF production line in the Smolensk region with a capacity of 350,000 m3. It will produce MDF of standard quality and for deep milling (for hypermarket networks selling construction materials and for the furniture...

Russian timber industry news #13-2016

July 21, 2016 ` 22:05  
- Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha pulpmill in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. Equipment delivery is scheduled for 2017. - The head of Buryatia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn has recently...

Russian timber industry news #12-2016

July 10, 2016 ` 12:51  
- The Far Eastern company Arkaim is going to open plant for the production of antioxidants from raw wood in bonded zone Xinglong in China’s Changchun. “We plan to process here larch into antioxidants and prebiotics. These products...

Russian timber industry news #11-2016

June 23, 2016 ` 07:30  
- Kiev cardboard and paper mill (Ukraine, belongs to Pulp Mill Holding along with Russia’s Arkhangelsk PPM) became completely independent of the Russian market of wastepaper: over a four-month ban on the wastepaper exports from Russia, the plant...