Archives: February 2022

Czech Republic drastically reduces logging as the bark beetle calamity retreats

    Last year, with the retreat of the bark beetle calamity, the Czech state enterprise Lesy Česk [...]

Are we in a lumber price bubble again?

    When the lumber bubble burst in the spring of 2021, it was expected to be the [...]

War in Ukraine: Supply of woodworking machinery from Germany into Russia to be reduced

Sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia in connection with the military invasion in Ukraine have limited operations on [...]

Finland: 2021 wood markets – both volumes and prices peaked

In 2021, industrial roundwood trade in Finland increased by a little more than a quarter from the previous year. Log [...]

French MEP proposes ban on exports of European logs

    French MEP Emmanuel Morel sent a request to the European Commission, in which he expressed concern [...]
February 28, 2022 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Dieffenbacher to deliver two MDF plants to Vietnam

Kim Tin Group signed contracts for two new production lines in Binh Phuoc and Dong Nai provinces in December 2021 [...]

Canfor to sell Mackenzie sawmill

    Canfor Corporation is selling more assets to Peak Renewables, which is in the wood pellet production [...]

Interfor completes acquisition of Eacom

    B.C. lumber giant Interfor has announced that the $490-million transaction, which was first disclosed [...]

Homag achieves highest order intake in the company’s history

    In the 2021 fiscal year, the Homag Group achieved by far the highest order intake in [...]

Russian attack on Ukraine hits global markets

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine roiled global markets Thursday, driving up prices for crude oil and natural gas as investors [...]