Archives: September 2018

Stora Enso considers layoffs at Varkaus sawmill

Stora Enso starts employer-employee negotiations at its LVL Mill and Sawmill in Varkaus in Finland.     [...]

Egger requests EIB support for the construction of its new plant in Poland

    Egger Group has started talks with the European Investment Bank (EIB) regarding potential financing for the [...]

Upward trend in Russian lumber exports

In January-July 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms. Thus, the country exported [...]
September 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Impact of EUTR on the European market

    The obligation placed on importers by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) to gather data to demonstrate [...]

Germany: Wood pellets prices on the rise in September

The price for wood pellets in Germany increased during September 2018. As compared to August, the price increased by 1 [...]

Södra to increase lumber production by 100,000 m³

From 1 March, the annual production volume of sawn timber at the Mönsterås sawmill will increase by 100 [...]
September 20, 2018 Companies & Industry Events / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Double-digit drop for US lumber prices in mid-September

    As the post-holiday week affected negatively the lumber trade in the US, deep discounting re [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise in 1H/2018; Canada’s output goes down

U.S. sawmills produced 17.758 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first half of 2018, an [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Switzerland increased during September

In September, the prices for ENplus A1 certified wood pellets increased in Switzerland. The current average price for pellets (delivery [...]

Wood products prices in Germany went up significantly in July 2018

    German producer prices for commercial wood products continued to rise in July 2018. Compared to the [...]