Sawmilling

Canfor to curtail production at its sawmills in Sweden

    Canfor Corporation announced that effective September 12, 2022, it intends to reduce operations at its Swedish [...]

The European timber market to face multiple new normals

    Inventory levels at most European lumber mills were running low at the start of 2021. By [...]

Sanctions dramatically bring down wood product manufacturing in Russia

    In July, wood products manufacturing in Russia fell 20.4% y-o-y according to data [...]

China’s demand for softwood logs and lumber still sluggish in the third quarter

    The implementation of pandemic prevention and control measures in China in the first half of the [...]

France: Lumber prices for Q2/2022

As the below table shows, Q2/2022 prices for various lumber products in France have shown a considerable rise both [...]

N. American lumber prices recover somewhat, after steep drop

    During these months of deep summer when construction activity is still going on but lumber sales [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in July

    Roundwood prices in Finland continued to rise in July and real prices ended up close to [...]

Conifex reduces operating schedule at Mackenzie, BC sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. is reducing its operating schedule to a one-shift basis at its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill commencing [...]

Sweden: Continued rise in prices for roundwood during the second quarter

    Sweden's roundwood prices both sawlog and pulpwood assortments increased during the second quarter of 2022 [...]

Wood prices in Germany fall significantly

German forest owners have been reporting for a few weeks that the demand for softwood lumber is falling significantly. Many [...]