the timber network


  • Forestry
  • July 29, 2015 10:49

Plum Creek reports Q2 results

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. announced second quarter earnings of $21 million on revenues of $302 million. Earnings for the second quarter of 2014 were $55 million on revenues of $356 million... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 29, 2015 10:36

Canfor reports results for Q2 2015

Canfor Corporation recently reported net income attributable to shareholder of $11.1 million, or $0.08 per share, for the second quarter of 2015, compared to $29.3 million, or $0.22 per share, for the first quarter of 2015 and $54.3 million, or $0.39 per share, for the second quarter of 2014. For the six months ended June 30, 2015, the Company’s shareholder net income was $40.4 million, or $0.30 per share, compared to shareholder net income of $99.8 million, or $0.72 per share, reported for the first half of 2014... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 28, 2015 09:15

Latest price movements of logs, sawnwood and plywood in Brazil

The following report contains latest prices of logs, sawnwood and plywood from Brazil...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 28, 2015 09:00

US log shipments to China carrying pests

According to China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine many pests have been found in logs imported from the US... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 27, 2015 10:27

JLIA’s to maintain focus on securing verified legal wood products

The Japan Lumber Importers Association held the general meeting and elected Mr. Satoru Yasuda for the new chairman of the Association. The new chairman commented that the Association would make every effort to have balanced steady supply of imported wood materials by having friendly relationship with overseas related groups with close communications to have smooth trade. Also it is now important to pay attention to domestic wood supply... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 27, 2015 09:17

152 Chinese sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging activities in Myanmar

Over 150 Chinese nationals were sentenced by a court in Myanmar for violating the law against destroying public properties last week... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 27, 2015 08:41

Central/West Africa: Minor price changes but focus is on change in China

A few minor price movements were reported in the first week of July but most log and sawnwood prices remain unchanged because of only moderate demand in the main markets. Of major concern to West African exporters was the rapid collapse of stock values in China and the impact this could have on domestic consumption. A large volume of equities in China are in the hands of small investors many of whom have borrowed heavily to buy stocks. Coming on top of the recent weakening in property prices in China it is expected that this latest shock will undermine Chinese consumer confidence and that spending will decline... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 24, 2015 11:32

RusForest: Sales of sawnwood and sawlog increased in Q2/2015

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announced preliminary Q2 2015 production and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 22, 2015 12:01

Australia's forest industry shows signs of recovery

Australia’s forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14, although wood product consumption and plantation investment remain weak... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 22, 2015 08:04

Indonesia: An increase in export values since TLAS introduction

The Director General of Sustainable Forest Product Management, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ida Bagus Putra Parthama, has said that since the introduction of the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS), the ministry recorded an increase in the value of... [more...]

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