Keyword: sawmill

Large merger in the Swedish sawmill industry

The owners of Bergkvist-Insjön AB and Siljan Group AB have decided to create a strong joint sawmill group [...]

West Fraser announced operations curtailment in Alberta, US

On the 1st of July, West Fraser announced a temporary, two-week suspension of production at its Alberta Plywood operations [...]

EOS GA reconfirms Sampsa Auvinen

    The 2019 European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) General Assembly elected its new Board of [...]

EU sawmill industry hit by bark beetle outbreaks and wildfires

On 18 June 2019, EOS, together with its Member, Fachverband der Holzindustrie Österreichs, hosted the EOS General Assembly and [...]

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 [...]

Canfor and Western Forest Products announce further curtailments in BC

    Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood [...]

Overview of current sawmill production curtailments in BC

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C.  For [...]

Canfor to permanently close Vavenby sawmill

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced today it will be closing its Vavenby sawmill in British Columbia this July following an orderly [...]

Metsä’s plans for a new pine sawmill in Finland ongoing

    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has awarded ÅF Pöyry with the pre-engineering assignment [...]