Wood Construction

West Fraser reports large profits in Q3/2020 on higher lumber prices

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it swung to a large profit in the third quarter on higher lumber prices [...]

Segezha starts CLT production at its new Sokol plant

    The Russian Segezha Group has produced its first CLT panel measuring 3 by 6 meters at [...]

Canfor reports an an all-time record results for its lumber segment

    The first of B.C.'s three forestry majors released third quarter financial results Thursday that [...]

N. American lumber prices see continuous drop

     Recently, producer and wholesaler dimension softwood lumber prices across North America dropped, as expected for this [...]

Prices for New Zealand’s exported logs on the rise as demand in China is strong

Domestic demand for logs and sawn timber in New Zealand remains strong with regional differences in log supply and demand [...]

Setra plans to ramp up production to meet strong demand in global markets

    Swedish sawmilling group Setra plans to fully ramp up production during the autumn in response to [...]

Strong demand for logs in China due to busy construction season

Log inventory in China has increased about 300k m3 in the last month to around 4.6m m3, with congestion [...]

US lumber prices down 20% since September

Framing lumber prices in US peaked above $950 per thousand board feet in mid-September, according to Random Lengths, and [...]

Global CLT capacity expected to reach almost 7 million m3 by 2024

Global nominal CLT capacity is expected to reach 6.8 million m³ (≈ 5.5 billion board feet) by 2024. More [...]

Covid-19 and damaged wood, two major challenges of the German sawmill industry

In the German economy, Corona has led to a severe slump. The gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2nd quarter [...]