• Forestry
  • December 12, 2017 12:10

China: New wood product trading centre

The Chongqing Traffic and Transportation Group has invested RMB2.5 billion to establish an international wood products trading centre in the Jiangjin Comprehensive Bonded Zone in Chongqing municipality... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 12, 2017 11:01

Södra selects Ledinek's equipment for CLT facility

Södra has selected Ledinek as supplier of the equipment for the cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility that Södra has decided to build at Värö... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 12, 2017 07:47

Canadian lumber production in September lower than last year

Canadian lumber production rose 1.4% from August to 5 633.4 thousand cubic metres of lumber in September. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 11, 2017 13:17

SCA to loan EUR 150 million from EIB

The European Investment Bank and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) have signed a EUR 150 million loan agreement... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2017 11:26

ITC finds U.S. industry injured by imports of softwood lumber from Canada

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on December 7 determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood lumber from Canada that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are subsidized and sold ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2017 11:05

South Africa: Importers face uphill battle to lift wholesale prices

The weak Rand has affected imports and traders are ordering only what is needed and they have to work hard to secure the price increases for meranti, US hardwoods and African hardwoods needed to off-set the weaker Rand... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • December 11, 2017 10:43

Martinsons to shutdown sawntimber production of Hällnäs mill in Sweden

During next year, the Sweidsh Martinsons will increase its production of sawn timber from 500,000 to 535,000 m3. This will be done through a 60 million SEK investment in kiln and storage facilities, as well as more shifts in Bygdsiljum, the Group's largest unit. Meanwhile, production will cease in Hällnäs... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2017 08:00

Australia's OneFortyOne to acquire New Zealand's Nelson Forests

Australian OneFortyOne Plantations (OFO) has signed an agreement to acquire one of New Zealand’s leading forestry businesses, Nelson Forests... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 10, 2017 15:16

Latvia: Forestry products exports rise by 5.7% in the first three quarters

During the first nine months of this year Latvia exported EUR 1.648 billion worth of forestry products, up 5.7 percent against the same period last year... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • December 10, 2017 12:40

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 47, 2017

Trading in framing lumber was mixed, but overall price trends were weighted to weakness. Green Fir was the primary exception, with demand outstripping supplies and keeping prices on a steady upward track... [more...]

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