Wood Processing

Wood Processing for Forest Machine Magazine

Trees are a sustainable and renewable source of timber. Wood processing is a general term to describe the different types of methods to utilise wood. The timber can be used for construction, heating, producing electricity and fuel. Wood fibre is used for manufacturing clothing and some of the food that we eat.

Wood Processing

Soaring Energy Costs Crippling Forestry

Soaring energy costs are crippling the companies involved in wood processing. This is having a major knock-on effect for the

Stora Enso and Peab Asfalt test wood-based binder in asphalt

Stora Enso and Peab Asfalt paved an area of the Sunila pulp mill in Kotka, Finland, with asphalt in which

Production adjustments at Södra Wood

To rebalance inventories and adapt to current demand, Södra Wood is now adjusting its production. For the remainder of 2022,

BSW GROUP ENTERS JOINT VENTURE WITH POWER SHEDS

The largest integrated timber and forestry business in the UK, and a member of Binderholz, BSW Group has entered a

Chipper Unit For Sale

Chipper Unit-Scania G450 Tractor Unit c/w self-propelled Jenz HEM 561 chipper & Epsilon Q130 LD Crane, Woodchipper mounted on turntable

UPM Paper Mills 110 Day Strike is over

The Finnish Paperworkers’ Union has agreed to a settlement proposal to end the devastating long-running strike action at UPM. The

The FAE PT-300 is getting an upgrade!

FAE is upgrading the PT-300 to be more productive and efficient FAE is upgrading the PT-300 tracked carrier with the

Sennebogen 735M-HD In The Log Yard

Three SENNEBOGEN 735 of the E series are used as pick-and-carry handling machines in very confined spaces at the Austrian

Mondi Frantschach invests €20 million in sustainable pulp production

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper company, is improving its sustainable pulp production by investing €20 million at the Frantschach

Volvo CE Tests World’s First High-Lift Tele-Operation Over 5G

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is the first in the world to trial a remote-controlled High-lift wheel loader over a

Supply of UK timber catches up

Softwood timber supplies for the UK catch up but other problems persist More than seven million m3 of timber and panel

Forestry Grant For Knoydart Sawmill

Scottish Forestry has approved a grant of £15,386 towards the purchase of a new electric sawmill by the Knoydart Forest

BSW Timber LTD Acquired by Binderholz

BSW Timber Ltd (“BSW”), the UKs major integrated forestry and sawmilling group, has been acquired by Binderholz. The deal is

Metsä Tissue to build new tissue mill in UK

Metsä Tissue is planning to invest in a new tissue mill in the UK. The plan consists of 240,000 tons

UK Construction hits 20 year high

UK Construction Industry continues to increase although still suffering material shortages The recovery in UK Construction output gained further momentum during

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