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Scotland: Metsä Wood stops Grangemouth sawmill’s production

Metsä Wood will cease production at the company's Grangemouth plant in Scotland, according to Falkirk Herald. After 40 jobs [...]

Greenpeace tracks illegal timber shipment coming from Brazil’s Amazon to Europe

On Thursday, in the waters outside of a Rotterdam port, Greenpeace activists claim to have been tracking illegally sourced timber [...]

Finland plans huge investments in the forest industry

For the future, large investment in Finnish forest industry are planned: nearly 1.5 billion euros will be invested, which [...]

China’s massive log exports rises prices and profits in the US

In northwestern United States, logging activity is in full mode in the forests of Douglas fir and hemlocks (Tsuga heterophylla [...]

Metsä considers cuts in sawn timber production

The balance between demand and supply in sawn timber has weakened due to increased supply in the Nordic countries, says [...]

China makes progress towards a `green` wood industry

According to Tao Yiming, vice President and Secretary General of the China Timber and Wood Products Distribution Association (CTWPDA) , a [...]

German and Italian furniture production continues to fall

    The value of wooden furniture production in Italy is estimated to have fallen 8% to €7 [...]

Record profits for the British timber industry

Data from Britain's Structural Timber Association (STA) shows a record number of orders for the UK's timber sector [...]

Södra to double sawn timber production capacity at two sawmills

Södra Wood has applied for a permit to expand production at sawmills in Unnefors and Orrefors (both in Sweden [...]

Mixed price movements for German wood products

The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn [...]