Keyword: sawmills

West Fraser announces output reductions

Due to wildfires in British Columbia, slowing orders for forest products, constraints on the availability of resins used in the [...]

European sawmills benefitted from higher lumber prices in US

    Facing unprecedented lumber prices at home, US importers have massively purchased lumber from Europe in the [...]

French sawmill industry want to curb massive log exports to China

China is buying more and more French timber. The French National Timber Federation wants to curb these exports to protect [...]

Log demand in China expected to drop as Taicang sawmills are forced to relocate

Softwood log inventory in China has risen to about 5.5m m3 and daily port off-take has dropped to [...]

European sawmills to play an increasingly important role on the global export market

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout 2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary [...]

Moelven upgrades two sawmills in Sweden

  Moelven will modernise and develop capacity at Moelven Edanesågen AB and Moelven Valåsen AB in Sweden [...]

U.S. lumber prices expected to fall further as sawmills ramp-up production

The price of U.S. lumber will fall further in the coming months as sawmills increase production, though demand is [...]

Central Europe: Sawmills struggling to get logs; historical price increases

Within the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) softwood lumber prices in June are still on the rise due to [...]

Finland’s sawmills benefit from lumber boom

    The outlook for the Finnish forest industry is quite positive, Danske Bank's economic information estimated [...]

Sawmill orders shrinking a sign that lumber prices might fall soon

As May rolled into June and following the dual long weekends of Victoria Day in Canada and Memorial Day in [...]