France is catching up with Italy in the consumption of pellets
How and for what purpose was EPC created? The European Pellet Council (EPC) is part of a larger organisation called Bioenergy Europe (formerly AEBIOM), a non-profit association that represents and advances the interests of the European bioenergy sector. The association was created in 1990, it has 1...
Brief view on Chinese recent timber market
Despite the fact that in the last three quarters of this year, log imports grew by 14.5%, while lumber imports grew by 0.3%, Chinese timber market was not very optimistic. Due to the fall of the yuan by 10% against the dollar, the price of imported wood is rising, while within the country the prices...
By 2020, FSC plans to double its share in global timber trade
- This year the FSC celebrates its 25th anniversary. How and for what purposes was the company created? - Back in the late 80s and early 90sthere was lot of international focus on forest crises. There were big discussions about the destruction of tropical forests in Malaysia, countries in South Am...
Sawmills in US South have 25-30% margin and those in Eastern Canada just around 10-15%
- In August International Wood Markets Group was sold to Forest Economic Advisors. Why did you decide to sell the company? - I think that it is mainly a succession strategy. FEA is very heavily focused on North America. We're focused on North America too and we do a lot of international reports an...
We do our best to protect the product as much as possible and extend its ‘life in bag’
– Segezha Packaging LLC, a part of Segezha Group, is constantly ramping up its capacity. What is the point, if you are already ranking number one in Russia and second in Europe for output of paper bags? – We are, indeed, the leader in production of paper bags in Russia. The company is n...
Wooden construction in Europe
Since the beginning of times humans have built from wood and it was the first building material used to build homes, temples and churches. But through history we have seen other building materials, such as stone, bricks and concrete emerge as technological innovations took place. During the past ye...
New opportunities for Segezha Group: a strategy for building leadership
In early 2015, LesInvest (Investlesprom) Group was renamed into Segezha Group. The new name carries a long history and new business opportunities. The Lesnaya Industriya Magazine talks to Maria Vasilkova, Vice President for Strategic Development, to find out what the Company has achieved in the past...
Extension of contracts will increase the term of the forest lease in Russia up to 98 years
Interview with Ivan Valentik, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation and Head of the Federal Forestry Agency. Forests are a national asset. What are the main revenues and expenditures in managing this asset? Forests are essential economic resources and an ecolog...
The outlook for the European sawmilling industry is rather good
The European sawmilling industry had quite a good start in the early 2014. Demand was slowly picking up in most major markets and the supply demand balance was good and prices were increasing which allowed sawmills results to improve. During the second half of the year in 2014 production in Europe s...
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Dubai Wood Show
12-14 三月, Dubai (阿拉伯联合酋)
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Ugra industrial forum
3-4 四月, (俄罗斯)
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