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Forestry & Logging

News on forestry and logging in Russia.

Sveza to begin its own timber harvesting in Perm Region

October 18, 2021 ` 19:07  
Sveza, a global leader in the manufacture of birch plywood, is to begin harvesting its own timber in nine forested areas in the Perm Region in December 2021. The company is investing over RUB 600 million in project, which includes,...

Russian Forest Federal Agancy: the ban on exporting unprocessed logs may affect the activity of 4,000 organizations

September 28, 2021 ` 08:01  
As of January 1, 2022, unprocessed and roughly processed softwood and precious hardwood logs may no longer be exported from the Russian territory. This ban will affect the activity of around 4,000 organizations that were involved in timber...

ULK Group will spend 5 billion rubles to upgrade its harvesting machinery

September 17, 2021 ` 19:17  
In July 2021, the Group signed contracts with Scania and Ferronordic — the authorized dealer of Volvo in Russia. 60 Scania log trucks with the hauling volume of 160 m³ and two experimental vehicles for 200 m³ of...

Roundwood prices in Finland increased in June 2021

July 28, 2021 ` 12:42  
Trade of roundwood in Finland non-industrial private forests continued to be exceptionally active in June, with 8.2 million m³ of roundwood purchased by the forest industry. The volume of roundwood trade during in 1H 2021 was 57% higher...

In Q1 2021, Vologodskiye Lesopromyshlenniki Group increased timber harvesting by 26.5%

July 26, 2021 ` 14:32  
In Q1 2021, Vologodskiye Lesopromyshlenniki Group increased timber harvesting by 26.5% YoY, reaching 501,000 m³. Its harvesting enterprises (Onegalesprom, Vozhega-Les, Verkhovazhyeles and LomovatkaLes) harvested 301,000 m³ of logs.

Rosleskhoz to spend 100 million rubles for the development of a timber industry information system

June 30, 2021 ` 16:35  
Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) announced a tender for the development of the Federal State Information System of the Timber Industry worth 99.94 million rubles. Information about the tender is published in the Unified Procurement Information System of the...

White Sea Floating Company completed its raft program

June 24, 2021 ` 16:15  
Titan Group logistic enterprise – LLC White Sea Floating Company (BSK) has completed its raft program. 20 rafts – 220,000 m³ of winter fabrication timber were shipped to CJSC “Sawmill 25” and JSC “Arkhangelsk PPM”. The rafts were...

Segezha Group opens sawtimber carrier navigation along the Volga-Baltic waterway

May 28, 2021 ` 18:54  
The White Sea-Baltic Canal officially opened for navigation to the NWFD (North-Western Federal District) timber harvesting branches of Segezha Group, a Sistema company, on 20 May 2021. Previously, the navigation season also started along the Volga-Baltic Waterway and...

Sweden: Continued decline in area of forest notified for final felling

May 19, 2021 ` 14:51  
In March 2021 the area of notifications and applications for permit for final felling was down by 4% compared with March 2020, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The area of applications in montane forests...