Forestry

German lumber prices start to fall in summer; autumn evolution uncertain

    After the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, timber prices rose sharply in most parts of [...]

European lawmakers battle over whether to limit wood pellets for energy

A European Parliament effort to roll back policies and subsidies that encourage burning wood pellets for energy has suffered a [...]

Canfor invests US$210 million to build a new sawmill in southern Alabama

Canfor Corporation will invest approximately US$210 million to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill complex in southern [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices are seeking direction

   North American softwood lumber prices are seeking direction as the housing market finally shows signs of slowing down [...]

Europe is experiencing record forest fires

Wildfire conditions in Europe are intensifying, just as Europe experiences an unprecedented heatwave. Fires in parts of France, Spain, and [...]
August 1, 2022 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Finland: Roundwood prices continued to rise in June

    In June, an average of EUR 68.6 per cubic metre was paid for pine logs [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point as forests in much of the region have recently suffered extensive [...]

Mercer acquires German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

  HIT Torgau owns and operates an integrated timber processing facility with wood pallet, lumber, biofuel and energy production [...]

Europe’s Nordic forestry giants deliver great results despite tough environment

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA, have benefited from the rising prices on their financial results [...]

Germany plans to spend 900 million euros on forests by 2026

    The German federal government wants to invest 900 million euros in the protection and renewal of [...]
July 26, 2022 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Europe