Sawmilling

Rising demand for logs and lumber in China due strong construction season

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

BC forest companies to take full advantage of record lumber prices

A record demand and reduced supplies have pushed the price of 2x4s to historic highs but the B.C. forest [...]

Södra to increase price for spruce timber

The global economy is still uncertain due to the pandemic, but for the sawmill industry, the market has strengthened during [...]

Roundwood price evolutions in Finland

    The average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.8 per cubic metre, and [...]

Lithuanian Juodeliai to open a new sawmill

The Lithuanian company Juodeliai is putting into operation a new sawmill with an annual processing capacity of 1 million m [...]

EU Commission climate plan to limit growth in forestry and biomass sector

While recognising the positive role of forests in mitigating global warming, the European Commission has riled the agroforestry and biomass [...]

North American softwood lumber prices stay flat

While most construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices stayed flat last week, Plywood and Oriented Strand Board did increase. The [...]

EOS and CEI-Bois strengthen ties and appoint Silvia Melegari as joint secretary general

    CEI-Bois, the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries, and the European Organisation of the Sawmill [...]

Covid-19 recovery brings rising sawlog prices in Russia

    Sawlog prices in Russia have increased slightly in June 2020, indicating a recovery from the coronavirus [...]

COVID-19 impact on wood consumption in US

The forest products industry in the US has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 1Q2020. The [...]