Sawmilling

Interfor buys lumber producer Eacom Timber for $490-million

  Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America [...]

Booming trend in European log exports to China unlikely to continue

    European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination [...]

North American lumber prices rise just over levels of 1 year ago

  As this unusual year slowly wound toward a close, there were some developments which will only add more [...]

No lumber shortages at the moment in Germany; price level again competitive

    In the first half of 2021, the German market for lumber was characterized by enormous price [...]

France’s oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

    The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to [...]

Vietnam’s wood processing industry sees recovery in production

The Vietnamese wood processing industry has recently seen a recovery in production after the fourth outbreak of Covid-19.  [...]

Lumber prices jump as storm blocks BC’s roads and rail

    Washed out roads and blocked rail tracks in Canada’s westernmost province are fueling a lumber [...]

Sweden’s sawmills plan to limit lumber production due to reduced demand

    Following Vida's announcement now Södra Wood announced that it will slow down production in [...]

Q3 profits drop sharply for North American lumber giants

    The combined net profits of the five largest publicly traded North American lumber producers (Canfor in [...]

EU recovery expected to continue but significant downside risks are emerging

    Longer term market prospects in the EU27 look reasonable as the economic expansion in the region [...]