Keyword: lumber

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 [...]

Canadian lumber exports up to the highest level in 14 years

Exports of Canadian forestry products and building and packaging materials rose 10.4% in September to $3.9 billion. This [...]

Setra plans to ramp up production to meet strong demand in global markets

    Swedish sawmilling group Setra plans to fully ramp up production during the autumn in response to [...]

European lumber exporters expanding sales outside Europe

European lumber exporters have expanded their sales overseas from 30% to 45% over the past ten years, with Asia receiving [...]

Covid-19 and damaged wood, two major challenges of the German sawmill industry

In the German economy, Corona has led to a severe slump. The gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2nd quarter [...]

Finland: Sawmills struggle to pay for raw materials due to low export prices of lumber

Almost 500 million cubic meters of lumber were produced worldwide last year, of which almost three quarters were coniferous lumber [...]

Rising demand for logs and lumber in China due strong construction season

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

BC forest companies to take full advantage of record lumber prices

A record demand and reduced supplies have pushed the price of 2x4s to historic highs but the B.C. forest [...]

American red oak progresses in the European market

American hardwoods faced a very challenging market conditions that have emerged in the last 18 months.     [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices flatten

Most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodities could level off or even start dropping, and that’s exactly what [...]