Archives: July 2020

Why the US lumber prices have increased by 60%?

    US lumber prices made a big comeback in the second quarter, with a nearly 60% jump [...]

New Zealand log prices down and have potential to fall further this summer

    The age-old adage 'what goes up must come down' has played out as expected with [...]

Swedish Setra maintains full sawmill production despite pandemic

Swedish sawmiller Setra says COVID-19 is continuing to cause uncertainty but it has succeeded in maintaining full sawmill production [...]

Lumber shortage and rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

ULK Group to start construction of its mega sawmill in Russia this month

Russia's largest timber industry complex will be built in the village of Karpogory, Arkhangelsk region. Russia's ULK Group [...]

European production of wood-based panels drops 1.8% in 2019

In a meeting held recently by videoconference with press contacts, associate members and collaborating institutes, EPF (European Panel Federation) presented [...]

Vietnam plywood companies to face increased trade risks

China has invested in 29 plywood projects worth over US$150 million in Vietnam, becoming the country’s largest plywood [...]

Further drop in construction expected in Europe

    June saw a further drop in construction activity across the Eurozone, although the latest decline was [...]

Segezha Group boosts sales of sawn softwood

The volume of sawn-softwood sold by Segezha Group in the first quarter was 9.0 % higher than a year [...]