Sawmilling

European bark beetle spruce logs flood the Chinese market

    European beetle spruce logs have flooded the Chinese market. In the first eight months of the [...]
November 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

UK extends timber legality requirements after Brexit

    UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of [...]

European Commission: More countries than ever hit by forest fires

On 31 October 2019, the European Commission published the 2018 edition of its Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe [...]
November 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Growing opportunities for Vietnam to forge new wood products business links in the US

    Vietnam’s exports of wood products increased significantly in the first 9 months, most notably exports [...]

N. American panel prices recover magnificently, big changes at BC sawmill operators

Recently, Canfor announced a bid to go private, and Conifex sold its Fort St James timber rights to Hampton, which [...]

Canada: Why 25 mills have stopped operating this year?

The heavily interconnected B.C. forestry sector is facing a crisis as 25 mills have ceased operating this year, leaving [...]

Vietnam’s forest products exports on track to generate revenue of US$11.0B in 2019

Robust signs since the outset of the year have made Vietnam's timber and forestry sector confident of gaining 11 [...]

Martinsons to upgrade its CLT and glulam production

Martinsons announced a SEK 120 million (EUR 11.1 million) investment in its sawmill plants in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön [...]

Canfor backs Jim Pattison’s billion-dollar takeover bid

  A special committee of Canfor’s board has approved an almost $1-billion offer from a Jim Pattison [...]

New Zealand’s radiata pine has market potential in Vietnam

New Zealand’s Sequal Holdings Ltd. and Vietnam’s VinaFor Saigon have inked a distribution agreement, with the former to [...]
November 11, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe