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Seasonal price decrease for German wood pellets

As well as in May, in June the price of wood pellets in Germany fell from the previous month by [...]

Investments and business outlook of the Russian sawmilling industry

    The Russian sawmilling industry is characterized by fragmentation, a division between large export-oriented companies and [...]

Former closed sawmill in BC converts to wood pellets

    A sawmill in McBride, B.C., that shutdown 13 years ago is getting a new life [...]

Louisiana-Pacific to close OSB mill in BC

    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers [...]

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Sonae-Arauco ceases laminate operations in Horn, Germany

    GHP Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions - GmbH (“GHP”) intends to cease all operations at its Horn Bad Meinberg site [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]

Boise Cascade expands plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC

    Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB [...]