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New merge to create UK’s largest independent timber distribution company

Arnold Laver & Co and The National Timber Group have merged to create a timber distribution business with combined revenue [...]
November 20, 2018 Companies & Industry Events / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Canfor buys 70% of Swedish sawmill company VIDA

    Canfor Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 70% of the VIDA [...]

Resolute Forest Products curtails production capacity by 10%

Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has decided to curtail production at many of its sawmills during the fourth quarter [...]

Singapore company invests $200 million in a wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's KGK Sudima International Pte Ltd plans to open a high-tech wood processing complex in the Russian Far [...]

Russia increased softwood lumber exports during Jan.-September 2018

In January-September 2018, Russia increased its softwood lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Canada: High log prices and low supply drags production curtailments at many lumber companies

    Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite [...]