Sawmilling

  • Corona Virus
  • May 29, 2020 16:16

Coronavirus hasn't stopped the global trade of forest products

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months....... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2020 14:00

Danzer reports 11% drop in sales

Danzer reports sales of Euro 180 million in 2019; a 11% drop from sales of Euro 202 million in the year 2018. Two main drivers caused the sales decrease: the closure of Danzer’s flooring deck layer production in France and sharply declining lumber sales out of North America, due to the US-Chinese trade war..... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 29, 2020 13:15

Strong demand for planed goods in Central Europe

The Association of the European Planing Industry (VEH) noted an increased demand for planed wood for indoor and outdoor use in March and April. Production was well utilized across Central Europe...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2020 11:22

2020 International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th International Softwood Conference...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 28, 2020 14:49

Interfor to curtail Gilchris sawmill

Interfor’s Gilchrist sawmill is planning to lay off 130 of its 150 workers in late June and curtail its mill due to weak economic conditions and challenges presented by the COVID-19 lockdown order...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 28, 2020 13:28

European lumber producers to become more globally competitive

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally competitive...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 28, 2020 10:38

Russia's wood products exports down in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Russian lumber suppliers reduced exports by 7.7%...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 28, 2020 09:16

Roseburg to reorganize operations

Roseburg Forest Products recently announced a reorganization of its manufacturing operations oversight structure, moving away from product line divisions and toward a geographic and functional support system of organization...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 27, 2020 10:23

Södra ends furlough scheme at Hamina

Södra has now ended the furlough scheme which was introduced at the sawmill in Hamina, Finland, in April due to reduced demand from the UK, in particular, related to the ongoing pandemic...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 26, 2020 16:47

Canfor Pulp announces production curtailment at two mills in BC

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announces curtailment of Prince George Pulp and Paper and Intercontinental Pulp for approximately four weeks starting July 6, 2020...... [more...]

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