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  • October 14, 2021 11:33

Strong demand continues to push North American lumber prices up

Similar to this time last year, when lumber prices started rising to reach what was then the all-time historical high, solid wood construction materials prices have been ticking up in the past few weeks. ..... [more...]

  • October 05, 2021 11:32

U.S. lumber prices on the rise again

Lumber futures have hit $628 per thousand board feet (mbf), the Wall Street Journal has reported. Prices are now up nearly 40% since late August and are almost as high as their pre-pandemic levels...... [more...]

  • October 12, 2021 12:24

Binderholz plans take over of BSW Timber

The Binderholz Group, based in Fügen, Tyrol, is planning to purchase the British BSW Timber Ltd. based in Earlston, Scotland. After the closing, which is expected to take place this year...... [more...]

  • October 14, 2021 13:19

Sharp rise in UK softwood timber imports

Seven months into 2021 and volumes of timber and panels imported by the UK were nearly 2 million m³ higher than the first seven months of 2020...... [more...]

  • October 15, 2021 12:44

Segezha to purchase Inter Forest Rus

Segezha Group has announced that it has agreed to purchase the assets of LLC Inter Forest Rus from Bonum Capital Ltd for $515 million.... [more...]

  • October 15, 2021 21:47

ISC: Many market uncertainties but softwood demand will not stop

It has been another extraordinary year in the softwood market since the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held completely online for the first time in 2020. On October 14th 2021 the 69th edition went hybrid – welcoming 200 participants in Helsinki and further 100 online... [more...]

  • October 12, 2021 09:45

Sweden: Expected high gross felling this year

The Swedish gross felling in 2020 amounted to just over 93 million cubic meters standing volume according to previously published preliminary statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency....... [more...]

  • October 15, 2021 10:43

USNR and Wood Fiber Group to merge

US Natural Resources (USNR) and Wood Fiber Group have announced a merger that aims to create the world’s most comprehensive supplier of the equipment, technology and essential tooling used in wood processing facilities...... [more...]

  • October 15, 2021 14:46

Stewart Milne Group to sell timber systems business

Stewart Milne Group is selling its market leading timber systems business to focus on investing in the growth of Stewart Milne Homes across Scotland and North-west England...... [more...]

  • October 13, 2021 21:42

CLT capacities and product innovations worldwide are far from over

At the Ligna Forum Digital, four industry experts discussed the prospects for CLT production and discussed the potential in technology, product development and sales markets for the increasingly popular wooden building elements. 3.5 million m3 / yr of CLT capacity is currently available globally and it will soon be possible to produce 5 million m3 / yr with 130 production lines worldwide... [more...]

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