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Finland: Roundwood prices continued to rise in June

    In June, an average of EUR 68.6 per cubic metre was paid for pine logs [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point as forests in much of the region have recently suffered extensive [...]

Mercer acquires German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

  HIT Torgau owns and operates an integrated timber processing facility with wood pallet, lumber, biofuel and energy production [...]

Europe’s Nordic forestry giants deliver great results despite tough environment

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA, have benefited from the rising prices on their financial results [...]

Germany plans to spend 900 million euros on forests by 2026

    The German federal government wants to invest 900 million euros in the protection and renewal of [...]
July 26, 2022 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Europe

Lumber prices in Japan soaring again

    Lumber prices in Japan are soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war. The shortage that [...]

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood [...]

Wood prices in Germany soaring until May- signs of correction since June

Wood prices in Germany rose steeply up until May. Now there are first signs of a correction, especially for softwood [...]

West Fraser Timber denies Kronospan, CVC takeover

    West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it has not received any takeover offer after a report [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices firm up slightly as field inventories stabilize

The North American forest products manufacturing industry has entered the usual seasonal slower time; although everyone understands that the past [...]