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In 2019, a large logging company in the North-West of Russia will increase the volume of construction of forest roads by 20 %

26 March 2019 ` 14:00  
Logging enterprises of the group of companies “Titan” in 2018 built 1 070,44 km of roads, including 179,4 km of year-round and 891,1 km of winter roads. Pinezhsky and Kholmogorsky districts became the main territory of construction (157.8...

For three years in Arkhangelsk, it will build a wooden ship 20 meters long

22 February 2019 ` 19:00  
The Northern sea Museum presented a project on the revival and development of traditional shipbuilding in Arkhangelsk “Pomor schooner”, as the press service of the Governor and The government of the Arkhangelsk region. According to Evgeny Shkaruba, a...

By 2021, the country’s largest OSB plant with a capacity of more than 600 thousand cubic meters per year will be built in Sharia

10 February 2019 ` 16:00  
The SWISS KRONO Group supported the proposal of the Governor of the Kostroma region Sergey Sitnikov to build a new largest wood processing plant in the country in Sharia. On February 06, 2019, the company’s intentions were confirmed...

Global timber market review #21-2016

31 December 2016 ` 15:48  
– In the first three quarters of 2016, log imports through Taicang Port, China, totalled 6.51 million m3 valued at $920 million, ITTO reported. Of the total, the value of log imports from Russia through Taicang Port soared...

Global timber market review #19-2016

28 October 2016 ` 00:28  
– In July 2016, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 3.1% in the Euro area and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In...

Global timber market review #19-2015

22 October 2015 ` 17:48  
– A Chinese company plans to invest $250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin Wood Industry Group, based in Nanning, has already been carrying out a feasibility study on building and operating a...

Global timber market review #5-2015

27 March 2015 ` 10:22  
– Lumber prices declined for much of the fall of 2014 in both Sweden and Finland, because the export market weakened in the second half of the year, WRQ reports – According to ITTO, January housing starts in...

Global timber market review #3-2015

26 February 2015 ` 12:42  
– On the background of oil prices being misbalanced, Canadian forestry is flourishing. – In 2014, British Columbia’s softwood lumber exports to China have fallen for the first time in nearly a decade. – The forest business in...

Global timber market review #1-2015

28 January 2015 ` 15:44  
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Global Trends Review, December 01-14, 2014: Global pattern of softwood lumber demand in 2014

23 December 2014 ` 16:59  
Demand for softwood lumber has been steadily increasing on a worldwide basis since the great recession. As a result, lumber shipments in 2014 are the highest since 2007 by far, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lumber prices...

Global Trends Review, November 17-30, 2014: North America waits for housing recovery; EU architects presented construction outlook

8 December 2014 ` 19:50  
A slower than forecast recovery in the North American housing sector continued to dampen earnings among some of the continent’s largest timber producers, TTJ reported. Weyerhaeuser’s wood products division expected earnings to fall towards the end of the...

Global Trends Review, October 06-19, 2014: first CLT production opens in Finland; overall European glulam output falling

28 October 2014 ` 05:36  
The first production of cross-laminated timber (CLT) opened in Finland, launched by Crosslam company, PuuInfo reported. According to Managing Director Juha Virta, this material is beginning to be well-known in apartment building construction. The aim for Crosslam’s production...