Sawmilling

Reductions in timber storage regulations in Sweden

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]
July 2, 2020 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

40% of Chinese factories in Gabon have ceased production

It is estimated that about 40% of Gabon’s Chinese factories have ceased production. In some cases, the plywood plants [...]

ULK Group to build a mega sawmill in Russia

    Russia's ULK Group is investing more than Euro 400 million in one of the country [...]

Is China going to ban imports of Canadian timber?

On June 16, China announced that pests were found in logs imported from Canada. This news triggered concerns in the [...]

Estonian sawlog prices rise in April 2020

    The prices for roundwood in Estonia have mostly increased during April 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic [...]

BC looks to implement construction of mass timber buildings across the province

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced that the province is taking steps to strengthen its forest and timber industry [...]

Austrian sawmill industry to be temporary forced to buy damaged wood

Due to the bark beetle outbreak, the Austrian legislator is proposing to amend the Austrian Forest Act proposing a provision [...]

Cautious optimism in UK hardwood market

    Insights into the status of the UK sawn hardwood market came from a webinar organised by [...]

South American log supply to China restarts

According to Timber Industry News sources, the supply of logs in South America to China has recently restarted.   [...]