Sawmilling

  • Sawmilling
  • October 20, 2017 14:06

Holzindustrie Schweighofer invests around EUR 30 million in Kodersdorf sawmill

The Austrian Schweighofer Group has bought the Kodersdorf sawmill in Saxony from the Klausner Group in 2015. Since then, the company has been working on the expansion of production capacities... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 20, 2017 09:58

Metsӓ Group inaugurated Ӓӓnekoski bioproduct mill in Finland

Metsä Group celebrated the inauguration of its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, on 18 October 2017. With a cost of Euro 1.2 billion, the mill is the largest investment in the history of the Finnish forest industry... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 19, 2017 12:23

Vietnam's wood products exports expected to hit US$ 8 billion this year

Vietnam's exports of wood and timber products is forecast to reach US$8 billion in 2017, representing a 17% y-o-y increase and surpassing the target of $7-7.5 billion set earlier this year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 19, 2017 10:25

Strong result and positive market conditions for Södra

Södra’s operating profit totalled SEK 421 million (400) for the third quarter. The strong results were due, inter alia, to higher prices and stable demand for both paper pulp and sawn timber. During the quarter, decisions were also taken about future-oriented initiatives for ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 19, 2017 08:52

Indonesia: Talks started on rattan export regulations

The government and the private sector are discussing the recent changes to the rattan export restrictions and will begin by analysing supply and demand. Recent changes in the rules on rattan exports allows the export of semiprocessed rattan... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 14:36

Universal Forest Products reports Q3 net earnings up 21% year-over-year

Universal Forest Products, Inc. reported record financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The company’s net sales rose 28 percent over the same quarter of 2016, ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2017 13:33

Myanmar closer to FLEGT-VPA

The Myanmar government has recently taken another step to join a EU-led agreement to combat illegal logging and forest management... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 18, 2017 10:07

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in August

Roundwood prices in Finland went up during August 2017, as compared to the same period last year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 08:56

South Africa: Meranti windows face tough competition in low medium income home segment

It is no surprise that domestic pine mills are seeing stock levels rise beyond anything they have experienced and sales prices are coming under pressure... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2017 15:02

US lumber production up by 2.9%

U.S. sawmills produced 19.709 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2017, a gain of 2.9% from 19.159 bbf in the same period of 2016... [more...]

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