Sawmilling

Current softwood log inventories at Chinese ports

    Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totaled 5.7 million m3 on [...]

N. America: Some lumber prices increase as inventory woes ease

While many North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber and panel prices stayed flat, others did rise a little bit [...]

Japan to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

    Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic [...]

New Zealand: Log export market update in May 2022

Although the May at wharf gate (AWG) New Zealand log export prices are very similar to those offered in April [...]

Setra to invers in TC kilns at two sawmills in Sweden

Setra invests in TC wood drying kilns for sawmills in Heby and Hasselfors, Sweden. The kiln in Heby will begin [...]

Record wood prices in France

    The increase is reported in all species, with the highest increases in oak and douglas.  [...]

Ziegler Group buys two sawmills in Sweden

  The German Ziegler Group has recently entered the Swedish market with the purchase of two sawmills in Sweden [...]

Logging in Russia drops due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

  During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic [...]

Log prices in Austria rise sharply in May

    In May 2022, Austria's timber construction is still benefiting from a very good demand situation [...]

China: Timber supply pressure rises as lockdowns continue

    Since 2020, Covid-19 lockdowns have had a huge downstream impact on the global timber supply [...]