Sawmilling

UPM’s sawmills are running at full speed

UPM Timber welcomed Aki Temmes, 41, to the position of Senior Vice President of Business in late April. He transferred [...]

Södra expands drying capabillity in Sweden

Södra chose Heinola to supply new Progressive kilns for the sawmill in Värö, Sweden. Heinola will deliver two [...]

Metsä Wood opens Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland

Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry of Metsä Group, inaugurated the new Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland. The decision [...]

Myanmar allows plantation teak exports

The Myanmar government will again allow the exportation of raw teak and timber from state and privately-owned plantations, Ministry [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood product industry

    The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to [...]

Record logging in the Czech Republic due to the bark beetle epidemics

In 2018, logging in the Czech Republic increased to 25.7 million m3 . That is the highest value in the [...]

Canfor and Western Forest Products announce further curtailments in BC

    Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood [...]

Vietnam to block Chinese relabeled wood products exported to the US

Vietnam has said it would crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabeled “Made in Vietnam” by exporters seeking to [...]

Chinese tariffs hit the US forest supply chain

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

France: Lumber prices list for Q1/2019

    The following price list is a collection of prices for lumber and wood products in France [...]