Sawmilling

  • Forestry
  • May 27, 2022 10:54

Danzer reports sales growth of 25% in 2021

Hardwood specialist Danzer reported annual sales of €170 million in 2021. Adjusted for the activities of the sawmill in Bradford, Pennsylvania, which was sold in April 2021, this corresponds to an increase of 25% compared to the previous year and 9% compared to 2019... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 27, 2022 10:18

Sarawak’s timber exports sees recovery in spite of pandemic

The performance of Sarawak’s timber industry has shown a recovery in terms of export value for last year compared to 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2022 14:29

US: Tropical hardwood imports rise to a record high

US imports of sawn tropical hardwood rose by 21% in March to their highest level in more than 10 years. The 28,129 cubic metres imported in March marked the fourth straight month above the 20,000 cunbic metres.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2022 12:26

China: Financial measures to support companies

China's State Council decided measures are needed to support micro, small and medium enterprises whose finances have been disrupted by measures introduced to slow the spread of covid-19.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2022 11:20

Roseburg breaks ground on new sawmill in North Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, North Carolina. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2022 14:33

German veneer industry feels the effects of the Ukraine war after a record year

At 57% (previous year: 45%), the share of sales of German veneer manufacturers and dealers in Germany increased significantly in 2021, as the current veneer survey by the German Wood Trade Association (GD Holz) has shown. In the other EU countries... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 25, 2022 12:48

North American lumber prices on a downward trend

It was this same week last year when North American lumber prices reached an unimaginable all-time high, and stayed that way for a few short weeks before falling consistently through summer to almost meet the lows of 2019. This year prices are topping-out lower, and are bottoming-out higher. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 25, 2022 11:06

Finland: Roundwood consumption rose to a record-high level in 2021

Roundwood consumption in 2021 totalled 85,1 million solid cubic metres in Finland, which was nine per cent more than during the previous year...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 24, 2022 13:14

Big shift in countries supplying tropical sawnwood to the UK

UK imports of tropical sawnwood started this year strongly. Imports were 15,800 tonnes in the first two months of 2022, 72% more than the same period last year and 32% more than the same period in 2020.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 24, 2022 11:30

German wood price index for wooden packaging rises slightly in May 2022

The monthly price index for sawn timber and wood-based materials for wooden packaging and pallets recorded a lower increase in most product ranges in May 2022 than in the previous month.... [more...]

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