Archives: March 2018

Lumber sales in the US dropped, with prices being cut

Trading in framing lumber in the US softened during last week, while the cuts in prices widened. Buyers held back [...]

Egger started construction on its wood-based material factory in the US

Egger started the construction of a new wood-based material factory in Lexington, North Carolina, US. The company organized a [...]

The price of German wood pellets grows in March

Again, the wood pellets price in Germany is slightly higher in March 2018, than in the previous month. The national [...]

Belarus further limits the logs exports to the West

    Belarus introduced a regulation on compulsory licensing of foreign trade activities regarding export of certain timber [...]
March 26, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

General outlook for EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

Norbord temporarily stops 100 Mile House mill production

Norbord Inc. announced that a shortage of wood will cause it to temporarily suspend production at its oriented strand board [...]

BlueLinx invests $345 million in buying Cedar Creek

BlueLinx, a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the US, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cedar [...]

Gabon announces start of 3rd Gabon WoodShow edition, from 20 – 22 June, 2018

The Global WoodShow (Dubai and Cairo) organizing committee announced the start of the 3rd edition of the WoodShow series that [...]

UAE huge construction projects determine wood products demand in the region

The demand for wood and wood related products in the United Arab Emirates are driven by planned and ongoing construction [...]

Finnish Logset makes dealership contract in Brazil

Finnish forest machine manufacturer Logset Oy and Brazilian heavy equipment dealer PESA (Paraná Equipamentos S/A) have signed a dealership [...]