Sawmilling

US softwood lumber prices continue to move up

Framing lumber prices in the US carried some upward momentum in mid-November, and the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite [...]

Södra announces the closure of parquet flooring plant in Sweden

Södra is initiating a process to close down Berg & Berg in Kallinge, Sweden. Trade union negotiations will begin [...]

Western Forest Products buys whole assets of Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Western has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets [...]

Large BC forestry delegation to visit Asia’s key markets by the end of 2018

    Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to [...]

Georgia-Pacific inaugurates $100 million lumber facility in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300 [...]

Canfor’s CEO says that the company remains committed to BC, despite recent European acquisition

Canfor has reach an agreement to buy 70 per cent of Vida Group for about $580 million. The privately-held [...]

Mixed lumber production output in North America

U.S. sawmills produced 23.855 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2018 [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Stora Enso notices oversupply in the sawn timber market

Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso is preparing for oversupply in the sawn timber market.     [...]

Norra Timber plans to modernize its continuous kilns in Sweden

Norra Timber is currently modernising its kiln capacity with two new energy-efficient cross-circulation continuous kilns, also known as [...]