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Canada’s sawmills can’t keep production pace with lumber demand

Lumber demand in North America is so strong that Resolute Forest Products Inc.’s order book exceeds its inventory, according [...]

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

    A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland [...]

Egger to enter building materials market

    In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the [...]

Canfor reports record profits

    Canfor Corp. had record quarterly profits in the first quarter of 2021, thanks to record high [...]

Homag Group to acquire stake in Danish Kallesoe Machinery

With the majority takeover of the Danish machine manufacturer Kallesoe Machinery A / S, the Homag Group is further expanding its [...]

Russia might ban exports of particleboard

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (Minpromtorg) has proposed to introduce a temporary ban on the [...]

US lumber prices could spiral out of control in the upcoming period

Last week the price per thousand board feet of lumber soared to an all-time high of $1,188.  Since [...]

Market dynamics are causing unrest in the German sawmill industry

    In the past few weeks, industry and media reports about warned about a lack of lumber [...]

Indian log and sawn timber import market hit hard by latest Covid-19 wave

The log market in Kandla was improving, and logs were in short supply in Tuticorin before the latest wave of [...]

New Zealand: Prices of logs exported to China at record levels

The CFR prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in China increased approximately 20 USD over the last month. The [...]