Sawmilling

Conifex sells Fort St. James sawmill to Hampton Lumber

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Hampton Lumber for the sale of [...]

EOS GA reconfirms Sampsa Auvinen

    The 2019 European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) General Assembly elected its new Board of [...]

Global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

    The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber [...]

Vietnam sharply rising wood products exports might determine a lack of raw materials

With its abundant potential in wood processing, Vietnam is emerging as a major exporter of finished wood products in the [...]

Recovery in EU softwood lumber deliveries to China this year

    After a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered [...]

Booming softwood lumber prices in US

    News broke last month of another mill closure in British Columbia, which shifted trading in most [...]

West Africa: Logs & sawnwood FOB prices under pressure

European markets are uninspiring according to producers. FOB prices remain at the same level as in the past 2 months [...]

EU requests arbitration with Ukraine on wood export ban

    The EU requested the establishment of an arbitration panel under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on [...]

EU sawmill industry hit by bark beetle outbreaks and wildfires

On 18 June 2019, EOS, together with its Member, Fachverband der Holzindustrie Österreichs, hosted the EOS General Assembly and [...]

Negative performance for the US forest products industry

US forest industry performance in April and May was recently reported by both the US government and the Institute for [...]