Sawmilling

Lumber prices in the US keep on going up through November

US softwood lumber traders absorbed a heavy news week that sent mixed signals to an uncertain marketplace. However, chief among [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia continue to grow through September

    The sharp rise in roundwood prices in Estonia at the beginning of the year consolidated in [...]

New merge to create UK’s largest independent timber distribution company

Arnold Laver & Co and The National Timber Group have merged to create a timber distribution business with combined revenue [...]
November 20, 2018 Companies & Industry Events / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Canfor buys 70% of Swedish sawmill company VIDA

    Canfor Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 70% of the VIDA [...]

Resolute Forest Products curtails production capacity by 10%

Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has decided to curtail production at many of its sawmills during the fourth quarter [...]

Singapore company invests $200 million in a wood processing complex in Russia’s Far East

Singapore's KGK Sudima International Pte Ltd plans to open a high-tech wood processing complex in the Russian Far [...]

Russia increased softwood lumber exports during Jan.-September 2018

In January-September 2018, Russia increased its softwood lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Canada: High log prices and low supply drags production curtailments at many lumber companies

    Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite [...]

Forest products exports from Latvia go 14.6% up during Jan.-September 2018

    In the first nine months of the year, Latvia exported EUR 1.925 billion worth of [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Canadian government announces plans to invest $15 million in a wood pellet and sawmill complex

    The Canadian government revealed plans to invest $15 million in Granule 777 Inc. The funds will [...]
November 20, 2018 Latest Trends / Sawmilling / ...Wood Energy / North America