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US lumber prices fall at the beginning of March

Weather conditions continued to thwart the US softwood lumber trading. Buyers and sellers in US acknowledged that they were tiring [...]

Tallest timber building in Sweden completed

C.F. Møller Architects have completed Sweden’s tallest timber building, which is now accepting its first tenants. Situated [...]
March 12, 2019 Latest Trends / Wood Construction / ...Europe

Italy: Production of woodworking machinery up by 9.5% in 2018

All economic variables analyzed by the Studies office of Acimall,  the Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers' Association, indicate that [...]

EU imports of wood products rise by 5.1% in 2018

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 19.44 billion euro in 2018, 5.1% more than [...]

SCA boosts capacity at Tunadal Sawmill

SCA is applying for a new environmental permit for the Tunadal Sawmill. Instead of the currently permitted maximum of 600 [...]

Stora Enso plans lay-offs in Finland, oversupply in the sawn timber market blamed

Stora Enso prepares for temporary lay-offs in its Wood Products division in Finland. The provisional lay-off plans concern [...]

Brexit shakes the EU plywood market

    The destabilising effect of Brexit for the UK and Europe more widely is expected to grow [...]

Finland: Pine and spruce logs prices rise at the beginning of the year

In January 2019, the Finnish pine log stumpage price came up to EUR 60.0 per m3, and the spruce [...]

Siempelkamp delivers a new OSB plant in China

Siempelkamp will deliver a production plant for OSB to the wood-based materials manufacturer Jiangsu Hui Dian New Materials Co [...]

Bergs Timber to cease operations at two sawmills in Sweden and Estonia

Bergs Timber made a review of all production facilities during the autumn and as a result, the Board has decided [...]