• Precios de mercado octubre 30, 2014 13:50

    Myanmar: teak prices at latest auctions

    Analysts say the convenient location fot the sale of logs on the 29 September (Yangon area) played a big part in the better prices that were received. Observers report that only part of the stock of logs which could not be shipped before the log export ban were sold at the recent sale... [más...]

  • Combustibles de madera octubre 30, 2014 12:00

    Enviva Partners LP might expand wood pellet production capacity by 2 million tons

    Enviva Partners LP, the world's largest supplier of power generation wood pellets, has decided to raise US$ 100 million in an initial public offering. After the offering, Enviva will have the right of first offer to acquire wood pellet production plants with production capacity of 2.0 million metric tons per year... [más...]

  • Explotación forestal octubre 30, 2014 10:47

    Södra seeks to double sawn timber production capacity at two sawmills

    Södra Wood has applied for a permit to expand production at sawmills in Unnefors and Orrefors (both in Sweden). At Orrefors, Södra plans to double capacity up to... [más...]

  • Equipamiento para aserraderos octubre 30, 2014 09:22

    Russia: Exports of lumber and plywood up 15%

    The volume of exported Russian lumber for seven months of 2014 grew by an annualized rate of 15.1% and reached 7.65 million tons. In value, lumber export was 2.27 billion US dollars (+10.2%). The export of lumber outside CIS was 5.59 million tons (+10.7%) up to 1.76 billion US dollars (+11.4%), and to CIS countries - 2.06 million tons (+15%) worth 507.5 million US dollars (+5%)... [más...]

  • Equipamiento para aserraderos octubre 29, 2014 15:15

    U.S. expands hardwood lumber shipments to Europe

    U.S. hardwood lumber exports to Europe in July were 30% higher than in July 2013, pushing year-to-date growth up to 15%. Shipments to 9 of the Top 10 European markets were higher this July than last, with Italy the exception. Italy was the fifth largest market through 2013, but has since fallen behind the UK and Japan into seventh place... [más...]

  • Equipamiento para aserraderos octubre 29, 2014 13:40

    UNILIN to increase wood flooring capacity with new production site in Czech Republic

    UNILIN, part of the Mohawk Group, a leading global flooring manufacturer, announces the expansion of its production capacity for engineered wood floors. In response to an increasing demand, UNILIN is opening a state-of-the-art production site in... [más...]

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    Combustibles de madera octubre 29, 2014 13:08

    Expobiomasa cumple: 16.423 profesionales visitaron la mayor feria sectorial anual de Europa

    Los 546 expositores, procedentes de 25 países y distribuidos en 26.000m2 de superficie expositiva anticipaban el éxito de convocatoria de Expobiomasa. Ahora, pocos días después de la clausura del evento, el número de visitantes profesionales completa el círculo y consuma las expectativas de su organizador, AVEBIOM. Finalmente la cifra de visitantes únicos según los registros de acceso al recinto alcanza los 16.423 profesionales, ligeramente por encima de los 16.000 que AVEBIOM marcó como objetivo... [más...]

  • Precios de mercado octubre 29, 2014 12:04

    U.S. softwood lumber and panel price index

    The debut of September in US brought rising lumber and panel prices, following a strong August. However, prices slumped during the four weeks, and ended at stable or even lower levels compared to the beginning of the month... [más...]

  • Combustibles de madera octubre 29, 2014 11:03

    Wood pellet plant for Guyana; production to be shipped to Europe

    Pinnacle Green Resources Ltd. (Guyana) plans to begin cultivation of an energy plantation on 5,000 acres of land in the Pomeroon Region 2, Guyana. Pinnacle, which has its headquarters in Singapore, is hoping to cultivate... [más...]

  • Explotación forestal octubre 29, 2014 10:35

    Brazil: Timber industry benefits from changed export tax regime

    Brazilian government has brought forward the implementation of support for exporters in the form of tax credits for exports. Originally the Special Regime for Return of Tax Values for Exporting Companies (REINTEGRA) was due to begin in January 2015. Exporters will receive 3% credit on export revenues, up significantly from the previous 0.3%... [más...]

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Comment: New EU energy deal to make Europe dependent on wood pellet imports

The new EU energy deal agreed last night has set some ambitious targets. A 27% quota for renewable energy will further make wood pellets an increasingly important source of energy. However, the ability of the EU countries to satisfy internal demand will not be able to keep up the pace with the expected 4-6 time rise in consumption, and will make Europe more and more dependent on imports, especially from the United States...[ más...]

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