Sawmilling

British Columbia’s softwood lumber shipments to US down by 25%

The value of B.C. softwood shipments into the United States has plunged 25 per cent as American duties and [...]

Sweden: Derome acquires construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Conifex forecasts further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.    The company incurred [...]

Russia threatens to ban timber exports to China due to illegal logging issues

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Finnish Polkky Group to build 100,000 m3/year planing sawmill

    Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The [...]

Hardwood industry in US seeks opportunities in the India

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]

Lumber production in North America drops, while Canadian output goes 10% down

    U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first [...]

European countries to benefit from US-China trade war

The additional tariffs on US imports from China threatened by US President Donald Trump would damage China, while giving the [...]

Stora Enso to close sawmill in Finland

Efora, that specialises in industrial maintenance and engineering services, owned by Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso, begins employer [...]