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WhatWood study: Kronospan launched Russia’s fourth OSB production

28 October 2014 ` 05:27  
Kronospan holding has launched Russia’s fourth OSB mill in in Egorievsk, Moscow region (after Hillman, Novovyatsky LK and DOK Kalevala) with a capacity of 350,000 m3, this is stated in the updated study by WhatWood agency “OSB market...

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...

Global Trends Review, September 22 – October 05, 2014: Romania stands out as large & growing lumber supplier; Chinese prices fall on high lumber stocks

13 October 2014 ` 01:16  
Holzindustrie Schweighofer has completed installation works at its new glulam line at the Radauti plant in Romania, Holzkurier reported. The capacity will be 100,000 m3, in addition to existing 140,000 m3. Contrary to initial announcements, there will be...

Global Trends Review, April 07-20, 2014: raw wood concerns around the world; lumber production in Finland predicted to grow 2% in 2014

24 April 2014 ` 21:01  
According to the latest Eurostat figures quoted by Fordaq, in 2013 not only the sawmills from Europe made their presence obvious on the Chinese market, but also EU’s softwood log exporters more than tripled their deliveries compared to...

Global Trends Review, February 24 – March 09, 2014: China boosts investments into foreign timber processing; Moody’s anticipates pulp price decline

13 March 2014 ` 16:44  
Chinese timber enterprises are rapidly increasing foreign investments. Around $1.3 billion has been already allocated in some 20 countries, mainly for logging and primary processing, but with growing interest in wood product manufacturing, as ITTO reported. Recently, both...

Global Trends Review, December 09-15, 2013: China creates national timber trading online system

20 December 2013 ` 12:03  
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced the establishment of a Timber and Wood Products Spot Trading Platform, ITTO reported. This trading platform will be open nationally and will provide a comprehensive timber industry service...

Global Trends Review, November 25 – December 01, 2013: lumber trade hindered by protectionism; CLT may add value to the European market

5 December 2013 ` 03:40  
At the Timber Market conference, organised by the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, it was reported that global timber market growth is expected in 2014, but protectionism in some markets constitutes a problem, TTJ said. Swedish exports to North...

Prosecutor General’s office to check validity of Kronospan’s chipboard mill construction in Bashkiria

21 November 2013 ` 19:50  
The General Prosecutor’s office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will check the validity of the chipboard mill construction in Bashkiria being implemented by Austrian company Kronospan. For several months in a row, local activists protest...

Global Trends Review, November 04-10, 2013: panel capacities return to market; crossfire of duties between US & China

15 November 2013 ` 01:19  
Pollmeier is expected to start up its new beech LVL factory in Germany in February 2014. The launch of sales is scheduled for March, says Holzkurier journal quoting company CEO Ralf Pollmeier. Major equipment is already installed. The...

Global Trends Review, September 09-15, 2013: bio-CHP industry spreading over Europe; bank experts predict merger of UPM & Stora Enso

18 September 2013 ` 07:22  
Fortum company opened a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the Latvian city of Jelgava. The new power plant uses biomass as fuel and will provide district heating to the residents and businesses in Jelgava as...

WhatWood: OSB imports into Russia grew despite launch of home mills

12 September 2013 ` 04:01  
Following the results of seven months of 2013, OSB imports into Russia grew 30% year-on-year to 381,300 m3, as said in the study “OSB market in Russia in 2010 – Jan-Jul 2013” published recently by the analytic department...

Krono Group, Kronospan and Sorbes fined for €42.8 million in Ukraine for price-fixing

18 July 2012 ` 16:19  
Kronospan has temporarily laid off €300 million investments into two new MDF and OSB lines in Novovolynsk, Ukraine, as Antimonopoly committee of Ukraine has decided to fine several participants of local furniture makers association, MebelDerevProm, for raw wood...