Archives: June 2021

EOS Assembly: High demand, record prices but increasing raw material supply challenges

      Securing access to raw materials was the key issue raised at an important gathering [...]

US lumber prices likely to stay double the historical average for the next 5 years

     US lumber has probably found a bottom at current levels, but prices will remain over double [...]

Junnikkala builds a large sawmill in Finland

    Finnish sawmilling company Kalajokinen Junnikkala Oy plans to build a new sawmill in Oulu.   [...]

Germany’s Ante Holz to acquire new sawmill

      Germany sawmilling group Ante Holz has expanded into southern Germany by acquiring a mill [...]

U.S. lumber prices expected to fall further as sawmills ramp-up production

The price of U.S. lumber will fall further in the coming months as sawmills increase production, though demand is [...]

J.P. Morgan to enter timber industry, acquires giant Campbell Global

J.P. Morgan has acquired timber investment giant Campbell Global. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.    [...]

Strong rebound in European construction in 2021, says Euroconstruct

    The recovery of the European construction industry is more rapid than initially expected, with much of [...]

Finland: Sharp rise in sawlog prices in May

Pine logs in Finland cost an average of EUR 64.6, and spruce logs EUR 68.2 per cubic metre [...]

Is there a shortage of wood in Europe?

    The sharp increases in timber prices worldwide since the middle of 2020 do not reflect any [...]

Canadian lumber industry wants to be paid back for US duties

    Canada’s softwood lumber industry wants the Biden administration to refund billions of dollars that companies [...]