Forestry

Russian softwood lumber exports increase sharply in value

Russian softwood lumber exports increased sharply in the first eight months of the year, both in value and in volume [...]

EU sawn hardwood consumption forecast to remain latent

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Softwood lumber production in the US goes up, while Canadian output decreases

U.S. sawmills produced 20.678 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2018 [...]

Swanson Group halts production at two of its sawmills

Oregon's Swanson Group is implementing production curtailments with immediate effect, citing deteriorating market conditions.    The [...]

The EU wants to begin trade arbitration with Ukraine to lift timber exports moratorium

The European Union is ready to begin commercial arbitration with Ukraine to lift a moratorium on exports of round timber [...]
October 22, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

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A massive restructuring effort to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills, many of them being plymills had, by the [...]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

Tolko Industries curtails operations at their Quest Wood lumber mill

Tolko Industries Limited has told their employees in Quesnel on October 13 that they will be curtailing operations at their [...]

Interfor decreases production by 20% across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior

Interfor Corp. says it plans to cut production by about 20 percent across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior [...]