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

19 May 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...

Stora Enso launches plan to permanently close pulp and paper production at mills in Kvarnsveden and Veitsiluoto

30 April 2021 ` 17:24  
Stora Enso will enter into co-determination negotiations with employees at the mills in Kvarnsveden in Sweden and Veitsiluoto in Finland regarding a plan to permanently close the pulp and paper production at both plants. The planned closures would...

Södra buys sawmill and impregnation plant

8 April 2021 ` 18:10  
Södra recently announced the acquisition of Ture Johanssons Trävaru and Tenhults Impregneringsverk. The sawmill in Klevshult and the pressure impregnation plant in Vaggeryd, each with an annual capacity of 100,000 m³, are intended to expand Södra’s offer for the...

Sweden: Decrease in roundwood prices 2020

3 March 2021 ` 18:09  
The report of statistics on Swedish roundwood prices in 2020 show decreasing delivery prices compared to 2019. The price of pulpwood decreased by 11% and the sawlog price by 7% compared to 2019, according to new statistics from...

SCA to develop a new container port in Sweden’s Tunadal

3 February 2021 ` 19:54  
Swedish forest products firm SCA has announced its plans to invest nearly $54.7m in Tunadal port between 2021 and 2024. The company stated that the funds will be used for developing a new container port and new cargo...

SCA to stop PM5 at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall

22 January 2021 ` 16:52  
SCA stops paper machine 5 at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden. PM5 produced uncoated publication paper for newpapers, magazines and commercial print and had a capacity of 255,000 tonnes per annum. The paper machine started production in...

Södra to divest Trivselhus to Svensk Husproduktion

22 December 2020 ` 19:06  
Södra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion. The takeover date is 1 March 2021. Södra’s subsidiary, Trivselhus, is one of the largest house manufacturers in Sweden and sells housing under the Trivselhus brand, and Nordic...

Stora Enso divests forest holdings in southern Sweden

22 December 2020 ` 18:33  
As part of its forest land optimization, Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest forest assets located in southern Sweden to the forestry fund Silvestica Green Forest AB. The total area of ​​forest land in the transaction...

SCA to build new grading mill in Sweden

27 November 2020 ` 18:41  
The base of SCA’s new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building. The building where the new grading...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...