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ISC 2018: Flourishing construction in Europe drives solid financial performance in the sawmill industry

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Riga in [...]

3000 plywood businesses have been closed in China

A massive restructuring effort to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills, many of them being plymills had, by the [...]

European Commission reports consistent progress in EUTR implementation

On 5th October, the European Commission (EC) formally adopted the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Report 2017, the second biennial report [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany on the rise in October

In October, the price of wood pellets rose considerably in Germany. Wood pellets are more expensive by 3.7% as [...]

Brazil lumber exports boosted by increased US demand

Brazilian lumber exports have followed a similar trend as exports from other countries over the last decade, which is to [...]

Hyne Timber expands glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland. Construction of [...]

Amazon announces big investment in prefabricated housing start-up

    As Amazon announced their investment in a prefabricated housing start-up, factory-built homes may just [...]

IKEA’s sales grow following India expansion and higher online sales

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA reported rising sales for the year to August, helped by a big [...]

US softwood lumber demand forecast to grow at its highest rate by 2030

U.S. softwood lumber demand will grow at an annual rate of 2.3 per cent through 2030, which will [...]

Chinese producers adjust plywood export codes as to avoid US tariffs

China increases its attempts to avoid the US tariffs on plywood imports. Thus, the identification codes which will be placed [...]