Archives: May 2018

Hardwood logs exports from Europe on the rise

EU hardwood log export hike continues In 2017, total EU hardwood log exports were 2.8 million tonnes, up 15 [...]

Ksilotek-Siberia from Segezha Group builds new pellet plant in Russia

Segezha Group’s subsidiary Ksilotek-Siberia  launched the first stage of a new pellet plant construction in Russia.   [...]

Oak market in EU countries is under a lot of tension

EU countries hit hardest by the Ukrainian ban, says the European Organisation of Sawmill Industries (EOS), are Romania, Slovakia, Poland [...]

Wood products trade between China and the US is on a downward trend

    According to the data from China’s Customs the value of wood products trade between China [...]

Uniboard to invest $13 million in TFL business expansion

Uniboard recently announced a CAD$17 million (US$13.21 million) investment in a new state-of-the-art TFL [...]

New opportunities for the Dutch wood pellets market

The Dutch Government is currently subsidizing the co-firing of biomass. To support small landowners, the Dutch legislation provides some [...]

Standing timber prices in the UK go 30% up during one year period

The price of standing timber (trees not yet harvested) in UK surged by 28.2% from March 2017 to March [...]

US lumber prices grow, as seasonal demand booms

Framing lumber prices in the US reached further record-highs during last week, as robust seasonal demand overwhelmed supplies.  [...]

Norbord reaches 60% production capacity at its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland

Norbord Europe has recently installed a continuous production line as to replace two multi-opening lines at its OSB mill [...]

Boise Cascade ends lumber operation in Elgin, US

Boise Cascade Company announced the curtailment of its lumber operation in Elgin, Oregon. The 60-day notice includes the sawmill [...]