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Timber Industry news
- December, 27, 2006Wartsila wood-fired heating plants for Stora Enso in Russia
- Wartsila Corporation has won an order to deliver two BioEnergy wood-fired heating plants to the Finnish/Swedish paper company Stora Enso for installation in Russia. Their combined heating capacity is 24 MWth.
- December, 12, 2006Swedwood Company has built a furniture factory in the Leningrad region
- The official commissioning ceremony was held on 15 November in Tikhvin town (Leningrad region, Russia).
- December, 12, 2006Svetogorsk PPM plans to commission a $150mln plant for bleached pulp production in mid 2007
- The news came from the press-service of the Leningrad region government.
- December, 12, 2006Finland is worried by Russia’s plans to establish higher export duties on raw timber.
- Finnish prime-minister Matti Vanhanen expressed concern about that at the press-conference held after Russian-Finnish talks.
- December, 12, 2006Russian export duty on raw timber will reach
- Russian export duty on raw timber will reach 24 euros per cubic meter by 2010.
- December, 12, 2006500,000 m3 OSP production line
- Kronospan management intends to invest money into 500,000 m3 OSP production line to be constructed in Riga.
- November, 8, 2006Siempelkamp Academy established
- Siempelkamp, the world market leader for continuous presses for the wood-based products industry, has decided to pass on its outstanding expertise and thus, live up to its leadership role in the area of knowledge transfer.
- November, 14, 2005Protesters Seek Leader’s Ouster in Lebanon
- BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of protesters from Hezbollah and its pro-Syrian allies massed Friday in downtown Beirut seeking to force the resignation of Western-backed Prime Minister Fuad Saniora, who was holed up in his office ringed by hundreds of police and combat troops.