Europe

Mayr-Melnhof offers US $ 30 million for Klausner Lumber Two

    Mayr-Melnhof Holz intends to submit a “stalking horse bid”  for Klausner Lumber Two, Enfield / North [...]

German wood pellets more expensive in November 2020

    In November, pellets became somewhat more expensive on a national average in Germany. The price for [...]

Record low wood prices in Austria due to bark beetle and corona crisis

    Climate change, the corona crisis and difficult market conditions have put Austria's forest industry in [...]

Bark beetle logs from Europe fill China’s wood gap

    The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which [...]

Södra sees a increase increase in spruce bark beetle damage

A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant increase in [...]
November 23, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Global CLT production expected to double by 2025

CLT has become popular in Europe, Japan, North America and Oceania. The global production of  CLT (cross-laminated timber) in [...]

Largest sawmill group in the world buys largest OSB producer

     West Fraser has announced plans to acquire Norbord in a US$3.1bn takeover in what [...]

Chinese softwood logs and lumber imports update (Sep. 2020)

    Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the [...]

Timber harvest down in Europe after 6 years

European timber harvests down in 2019 after six years of year-over-year increases - European timber harvests fell slightly in [...]
November 20, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

EUTR and FLEGT to become UK domestic legislation

The Office of Product Safety and Standards has issued guidance staring that from January 1, 2021, Great Britain (England, Scotland [...]