Sawmilling

Forecast: Prices for Finnish logs expected to fall sharply this year and in 2020

    Due to the downward trend and lower production volumes in Finland's wood products industry, the [...]

ISC 2019: Bark beetle crisis in Europe could last for years

    On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in [...]

Tolko announces permanently closure of its Kelowna mill

Tolko Industries says it will permanently close its Kelowna mill on Jan. 8, after it was indefinetely curtailed in September [...]

Södra to extend production stoppages at its sawmills due to spruce bark beetle infestation

    Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at its sawmills during the Christmas and New [...]

Interfor reports 3Q results

Interfor Corporation recorded a net loss in Q3’19 of $35.6 million, or $0.53 per share, compared to [...]

Finland: Oversupply in sawnwood markets drag down export prices

    Oversupply in key export markets is reflected in the average export price of Finland’s sawnwood [...]

Georgia-Pacific opens US$ 135 million lumber plant in Georgia

Georgia-Pacific recently opened its newest lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia. The $135-million, 340,000-square-foot plant is [...]

Some Canfor’s shareholders might oppose acquisition by Great Pacific

    One of Canfor Corporation’s shareholders says it will oppose the pending acquisition of the remaining [...]

New Zealand’s timber industry to benefit from the newly signed FTA with China to benefit

The just announced phased reduction of tariffs for wood and paper exports to China will assist, in a long term [...]

Unusual stocks of roundwood in Sweden

Stocks of softwood, pulpwood and pulp chips have fallen since this summer but are nonetheless unusually large for the season [...]