Forestry

Sharp fall in US lumber prices

    Mills idled by wildfires in Western Canada and expectations that more market- or resource-related shutdowns [...]

China: Boom in timber delivered via railway

    How will the competition between railway transported timber and port timber affect the market structure in [...]

Interfor curtails production in BC

Interfor announced plans to temporarily reduce production across its operating platform in the BC Interior during the month of June [...]

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 [...]

Stora Enso inaugurates new CLT production unit

Stora Enso’s investment in a new production unit for cross laminated timber (CLT) at Gruvön sawmill in Sweden [...]

China pays higher prices for softwood lumber imports

    Average price for imported softwood lumber in China in April was $180 per m3, a decline [...]

12 sawmills expected to close in the next 10 years

    British Columbia’s shrinking timber supply will attract approximately 12 sawmills to be closed in the [...]

Vietnamese wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

Arauco revenues negatively impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]