Archives: January 2020

World’s lumber producers with mixed performances in 3Q/2019

The financial health of the world’s lumber producers was mixed in the 3Q/19. The gross margins fell in [...]

Slight drop in U.S. lumber production

U.S. sawmills produced 26.616 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first nine months, edging down [...]

Germany: Damaged volumes from storms and bark beetle could reach 70 million m3 in 2019

As of September 2019, the estimates from 15 German states on this year’s incidence of damaged wood and the [...]

The European Commission presents the European Green Deal

Becoming the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our times. To [...]

FSC to act on potential fraud Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that [...]

Austrian wood industry hit hard by climate change

Record snowfall, extreme drought and the hottest June in the history: weather extremes once again shaped the forest year 2019 [...]

Top wood products companies in Latvia

Latvijas Finieris was the leading wood processing and paper production company in Latvia in terms of turnover last year. Latvijas [...]

$1-billion takeover bid of Canfor fails

Lumber giant Canfor has terminated an arrangement agreement between the company and Jim Pattison’s Great Pacific Capital Corporation.  [...]