RusForest Sawnwood Production Increased by 5% in 4Q

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

In 4Q 2015, RusForest harvested 117,101 cubic metres of sawlogs, compared with 105,038 cubic metres in 4Q 2014 (+11%), which included 14,420 cubic metres of recently developed own harvesting in Ust-Ilimsk unit, Russia, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

In 4Q 2015, RusForest's subcontractors harvested 216,829 cubic metres of sawlogs in Ust-Ilimsk forest lease areas, compared with 106,379 cubic metres in 4Q 2014 (+104%).

In 4Q 2015, RusForest produced 22,488 cubic metres of sawnwood, compared with 21,368 cubic metres in 4Q 2014 (+5%). The Magistraly sawmill has in 2015 been successfully running around its practical maximum annual capacity.

In 4Q 2015, RusForest started production of pellets in Magistralny and managed to produce a total of 1,847 tonnes in 4Q 2015.

RusForest is a Swedish forestry company operating in Eastern Siberia. The Company controls long-term timber leases and utilizes these resources to produce a wide range of sawnwood products.


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