Wood Construction

Canada’s sawmills can’t keep production pace with lumber demand

Lumber demand in North America is so strong that Resolute Forest Products Inc.’s order book exceeds its inventory, according [...]

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

    A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland [...]

Egger to enter building materials market

    In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the [...]

Canfor reports record profits

    Canfor Corp. had record quarterly profits in the first quarter of 2021, thanks to record high [...]

Homag Group to acquire stake in Danish Kallesoe Machinery

With the majority takeover of the Danish machine manufacturer Kallesoe Machinery A / S, the Homag Group is further expanding its [...]

US lumber prices could spiral out of control in the upcoming period

Last week the price per thousand board feet of lumber soared to an all-time high of $1,188.  Since [...]

Market dynamics are causing unrest in the German sawmill industry

    In the past few weeks, industry and media reports about warned about a lack of lumber [...]

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

Prices of N. American softwood lumber surpass impossible highs

    There aren't many adjectives left to describe these non-stop increasing lumber prices. Customers who [...]

China’s softwood lumber imports fall sharply, inventories low

China imported approximately 4.13 million m3 of softwood lumber during January-March 2021. This means a reduction with 20 [...]