Canfor buys 70% of Swedish sawmill company VIDA

    Canfor Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 70% of the VIDA [...]

Resolute Forest Products curtails production capacity by 10%

Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has decided to curtail production at many of its sawmills during the fourth quarter [...]

Russia increased softwood lumber exports during Jan.-September 2018

In January-September 2018, Russia increased its softwood lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Canada: High log prices and low supply drags production curtailments at many lumber companies

    Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite [...]

Forest products exports from Latvia go 14.6% up during Jan.-September 2018

    In the first nine months of the year, Latvia exported EUR 1.925 billion worth of [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Swedish Södra acquired 111,100 ha of forest land in Latvia

The Swedish Södra Group has this week acquired forest land from the Swedish Bergvik Skog AB. Bergvik Skog AB [...]
November 20, 2018 Companies & Industry Events / Forestry / ...Europe

West Fraser permanently curtails lumber production at Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills

West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake [...]

Swedish sawlog prices on the rise during the 3rd quarter of 2018

The delivery prices on Swedish sawlog and pulpwood prices rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the 3Q [...]

Growing US lumber market still needs Canadian key supplies for the next ten years

    The softwood sawmilling sector in Eastern Canada will play an increasingly important role as a key [...]

Sweden: Softwood lumber exports drop due to lower deliveries to China and Egypt

    During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This [...]