• Sawmilling
  • April 15, 2021 16:49

Wood4Bauhaus Virtual Conference demonstrated wood construction expertise

Last week, more than 1200 participants came together for the Wood4Bauhaus Virtual Conference and received, in addition to an overview of the political visions and intentions in relation to the Europe-wide initiative for sustainable building, information on current projects and products and were... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 15, 2021 10:16

UPM plans to cut 51 jobs in Finland, Germany and Austria

UPM aims to increase efficiency of its global functions by reorganising and streamlining the operations in Finland, Germany, and Austria...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 14, 2021 12:40

Rayonier to sell its lumber and newsprint assets to GreenFirst Forest Products

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) and GreenFirst Forest Products Inc., a Canadian lumber company, have entered into a binding asset purchase agreement pursuant to which RYAM has agreed to sell all of its lumber and newsprint facilities and related assets located in Ontario and Québec...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 14, 2021 09:46

Tesla truck test for timber transport

As part of a pilot project in Canada, Tesla Semis are used to transport wood. Mosaic Forest Management, a forestry company based on Vancouver Island...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2021 12:29

Greenwood Forest Products to shut down

Greenwood Forest Products, a Canadian wholesale manufacturer of high-quality T&G wall paneling, edge glued laminated panels, and other value-added products...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 12, 2021 15:45

German timber market situation discussed at top industry meeting

Leading representatives of the wood industry, the wood industry and the wood trade came together for the first time on March 30th at a digital round table to discuss the situation on the German wood market....... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 12, 2021 13:26

Hancock Lumber acquires Lapointe Lumber

Hancock Lumber acquires Lapointe Lumber, a fourth-generation independent building materials supplier that’s operated in the Augusta and Gardiner markets since 1947...... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • April 12, 2021 12:39

Uneven lumber price developments in North America

It was an uneven lumber market for the week ending March 26 as print prices came in “all over the place”; some up, some down, and many flat...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 12, 2021 10:06

Belarus boosts exports of sawn timber

The United Kingdom and China were the fastest-growing export markets for sawn timber on the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) in Q1 2021...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 09, 2021 12:53

Valutec supplies TC continuous kilns to Hasslacher Group in Austria

Hasslacher Group invests in TC continuous kilns from Valutec. The deal means the well-known timber industry group becomes the first in Austria to own the groundbreaking lumber kiln..... [more...]

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