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WhatWood Global Trends Review Global timber market review #13-2015

Global timber market review #13-2015

19 July 2015 ` 17:58  

– A new £100 million (€140.33 million) biomass terminal planned for the Port of Liverpool will handle up to three million tonnes of wood pellets per year as part of the decarbonisation of Drax power station.

– Setra announced another upgrade, this time at Malå sawmill. The investment includes a new cutting system and the installation of automated sorting. The saw line will also be equipped with a new control system.

– World demand for forestry equipment (including both purpose-built and converted machinery) is forecast to rise 4.5 percent annually to US$9.3 billion in 2019. This will represent a moderation from the 2009-2014 pace of increase, a period during which market gains were bolstered by a rebound in roundwood production from lows posted during the 2009 global recession.

– According to ITTO, Zhuanghe City, China, will create an integrated complex for furniture manufacturing, and port facilities will be further developed to specialise in handling imported timber. Zhuanghe is a national-level port in the north-east of China.

– Three companies, Iida Group Holdings, First Plywood and Kawai Ringyo have completed the largest LVL manufacturing plant in Japan, located in Aomori prefecture. As ITTO reports, the plant is test-running now and monthly production is about 75,000 m3 with log consumption of about 140,000 m3.

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