Companies & Industry Events

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 [...]

Canfor sells Fort Nelson forest tenure to wood pellet producer

Canfor will sell its forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region of British Columbia to the wood pellet company that [...]

China extends ban on imports of timber from Australia

China has indefinitely suspended imports of all Victorian timber logs, less than a week after an unofficial ban on Australian [...]

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 [...]

HOMAG Group sees signs of recovery in Q3/2020

    In the third quarter of 2020, the HOMAG Group recorded a significant improvement in order intake [...]

Canadian lumber giants make record profits; optimistic outlook for 2021

Canadian lumber companies that pulled in record earnings are optimistic about next year despite lower wood prices, as they see [...]

Interfor reports huge lumber sales

Canadian lumber giant Interfor has reported a huge rebound in sales after an earlier COVID-19 setback.    [...]

Irish Coillte’s wood supplies set to dry up next year

Supplies of wood needed for home building from Irish State company Coillte are set to dry up next year as [...]

Top largest wood pellet producers in Central Europe

     RZ Pellets in Austria and Ante Holz in Germany have the biggest pellet production capacities in [...]

Prospects of the German wood industry are deteriorating again

     The mood among companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in October against the [...]