Forestry

  • Forestry
  • May 28, 2024 11:14

Northern B.C. wood manufacturing businesses receive funding

Northern B.C.’s manufacturing sector is set to expand with a $1.2 million investment from the BC Manufacturing Jobs Fund (BCMJF). Two wood products manufacturers are set to receive some of the funding, which aims to support job creation, economic diversification, and sustainable practices in rural communities.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 27, 2024 10:50

Boise Cascade’s Q1 profits rise 7.7%

Boise Cascade Company, one of North America’s largest producers and wholesale distributors of engineered wood products and plywood, reported net income of $104.1 million on sales of $1.6 billion for the first quarter ended March 31.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 24, 2024 07:06

GreenFirst Forest Products reports Q1 results

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. announced results for the Q1 ended March 30, 2024.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 24, 2024 06:58

CEI-Bois and EOS release their manifesto for the 2024-29 political term

Following an extensive period of consultation with their members the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries (CEI-Bois) and the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) have released their political manifesto for the 2024-29 political term.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 23, 2024 12:30

Austria: Spruce log prices regionally decreasing in April 2024

Austria's sawmill industry appeared to be very well stocked with softwood sawlogs in April 2024. During the Foehn storm at the beginning of April, large amounts of damaged wood were produced... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 23, 2024 11:45

Germany: Beech log price index mostly decreasing in March 2024

The German producer price indices for beech showed mostly downward tendencies in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 23, 2024 10:41

Germany: Oak log price index in March 2024 on average decreasing

The German producer price indices for oak tended both sides in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 23, 2024 09:44

Vietnam wood product exports see 18% rise in the first five months

The export value of timber and wood products in Vietnam is estimated to reach over US$6 billion in the first five months of this year, an increase of 18 per cent over the same period last year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 22, 2024 17:11

Finland: Commercial felling drops in April 2024

In April 2024, Finland harvested 4.1 million m3 of roundwood for industrial use, marking a 12% decline from April 2023 and an 11% decrease from the average for the past five years.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 22, 2024 17:11

USDA funds SFPA to expand Southern Yellow Pine lumber exports

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) secures $1.24 million in funding over five years from the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP). ... [more...]

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