Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the construction of a commercial plant specializing in the production of cellulose filaments, a new sustainable biomaterial derived from wood fiber, at its Kénogami paper mill in Quebec as well as the optimization of the mill, at a total cost of $38 million.
Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in November 2019 was worth Euro 3.3 million, which was about 37% less than in the previous month and about 33% less than in November 2018.
The total area notified in Sweden decreased by 27% in December 2019 compared to the same month 2018. Regions South of Sweden and South of Northern Sweden showed the largest decrease in notifications.
In 2019, the worldwide sales of the European Producers of Laminate Flooring Association e.V. (EPLF) members was 447 million m² of laminate flooring from European production (2018: 454 million m², i.e. -1.5%).
Celulose Nipo-Brasileira S.A. (CENIBRA) set a new annual production record in 2019, with an output of 1.2 million tons of bleached eucalyptus hardwood pulp. This figure is 16,676 tons above the budget.
Сanada's lumber production increased 11.5% from September to 5 203.5 thousand cubic metres in October. Production was 9.6% lower than in October 2018.
Two privately held Texas-based companies, Angelina Forest Products (AFP), Lufkin, Texas and McCoy’s Building Supply, San Marcos, Texas celebrate the initial production of southern yellow pine dimension lumber from AFP’s new Angelina County, Texas sawmill. First shipment of pine dimension lumber goes to McCoy's Building...
The Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) will further develop its mill into a production capacity of one million tons of corrugated board papers and board in the coming years. At the same time, PKV continues to invest out of conviction and emphatically in the conservation of natural resources.
Pinnacle Renewable Energy announced the planned construction of a new industrial wood pellet production facility in the southeast United States in close proximity to Pinnacle's Aliceville, Alabama facility.
For the first time in one-year Lunawood has delivered over 100,000 m3 of sustainable and ecological Nordic Thermowood to the global markets.
The total area notified for final felling in Sweden decreased by 24% in November compared to the same month last year, and it decreased the most in the region South of Sweden, according to the Swedish Forest Agency.
Сanada's lumber production increased 0.8% from August to 4 667.0 thousand cubic metres in September. Production was 12.9% lower than in September 2018.
Ence’s new 50 MW biomass generation plant in Puertollano, Spain, has already joined the Red Eléctrica and generated its first megawatts of renewable energy with biomass. The new installation of Puertollano will continue in the testing phase until the end of January 2020, when it is expected that it will complete this p...
Södra is using controlled pollination to breed trees for tomorrow’s forests – a new innovation, where nearly 2 million seedlings are being propagated to produce trees that are healthier and more resilient. Seedling production using the controlled pollination method will commence in spring 2020.
These curtailments will remove almost 58 million board feet of production output and are in addition to all previously announced capacity reductions.
The Lenzing Group officially launched construction work in Prachinburi, Thailand right on schedule to build the world’s largest lyocell production plant. The investment volume for a first production line amounts to EURO 400 million. The new manufacturing facility is scheduled to be completed in the 3Q 2021, with produc...
Hasslacher Group put into operation a new log sorting line in Preding, Austria. The enlargement of the log yard of Hasslacher Prending Holzindustrie GmbH was part of Euro 40 million investment, and the company trusted in the Holtec log yard for the first time of its history.
Södra’s facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Värö, Sweden, will increase to two shifts and four new employees will be taken on, thereby doubling the production capacity.
The size of the global wood pellet market for 2019 was estimated to be valued at over $8.5 billion, and is estimated to exhibit over 10% CAGR from 2019 to 2025.
Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at some of its sawmills during the Christmas and New Year period. The move is in response to lower demand for sawn timber in the months ahead. The stoppages are expected to reduce production by 30,000 cubic metres.