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Forestry & Logging

News on forestry and logging in Russia.

The capacity of Tyumensky LPK’s plywood plant to be 108,000 m3

October 18, 2019 ` 13:25  
Alexander Chukhlebov, General Director of Tyumensky LPK, has explained that over 100 million rubles have already been invested in the project. All the necessary technical specifications have been obtained as well as the positive opinion of the examination...

Kai Merivuori, Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association: «Currently all are making red figures. Thus, production curtailments can be expected»

October 17, 2019 ` 12:23  
WhatWood talked to Kai Merivuori, Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association, about the current state of the Finnish sawmilling industry, global sawn timber markets, and expected changes. In 2018, sawn timber prices on the global markets, especially...

Russian Timber Journal 09-2019: Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association Kai Merivuori about falling sawn timber prices; annual Russian Forest Industry Review; the Russian government cuts transport subsidies for the timber industry; Sergey Anoprienko appointed as a new head of the Federal Forestry Agency

Russian Timber Journal 09-2019: Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association  Kai Merivuori: “All markers are in the red zone. We can expect a reduction in production”; Russian Forest Industry Review, 2018-2019: peak forest products prices in 2018,...

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...

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”...

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...

In the Far East, an inventory of forests for investment projects is being carried out

August 9, 2019 ` 21:00  
Far East Investment and Export Agency is conducting an analysis of the state of forests and identifying areas for “forest investments” to launch projects for deep processing of wood. As noted by Deputy Director General Maxim Duz, such...

Ust-Pokshengsky LPH spent 11 million rubles on a project to modernize logistics

July 22, 2019 ` 23:44  
In June 2019, the logging company, a member of the Titan Group of companies, Ust-Pokshengsky LPH (Pinezhsky district), completed a large-scale project to modernize the logistics system: a section of petroleum products  was put into operation. Investments in the...

Roslesinforg implements digital methods of forest taxation

July 21, 2019 ` 23:58  
According to the press service, here was a working meeting of the Director of Roslesinforg Igor Murayev and representatives of Space technologies and services center to discuss cooperation in the field of digitalization of logging and the introduction...

The first prototype of the forwarder was created at the Amkodor-Onego plant in Karelia

July 18, 2019 ` 23:54  
This type of logging equipment is designed for the collection, loading and transportation of sorts and other round timber on the territory of cutting areas and logging roads, as well as for loading and unloading, sorting operations and...

Shalakushales LLC invested about 15 million rubles in the construction of the railway line and loading platforms

July 17, 2019 ` 23:27  
In June 2019, Shalakushales LLC (Nyandom district, part of the Titan Group of companies) started the construction of a railway line and loading areas with a coating of reinforced concrete slabs located along the branch, with a length...