Archives: March 2015

Sweden: Setra to upgrade two sawmills

During autumn 2015, Setra will make technology investments at the sawmills in Malå and Färila, both located in Sweden [...]

Canadian sawmills continue to expand in the U.S.; Top North American lumber producers in 2014

Canadian and U.S. softwood lumber producers reported modest gains in 2014 as lumber demand continues to rise slowly (but [...]

Gällö Timber ugrades sawmill

      Gällö Timber invests SEK 10 millions (EUR 1,07 million) in a new [...]

8% more furniture imported in US

Following a 7% growth in 2013, US wooden furniture imports increased by 8% in 2014. Wooden furniture imports were worth [...]

Global hardwood chips prices trending downwards

Prices for hardwood chip shipped over the Pacific Rim and the Atlantic to markets in Asia and Europe have trended [...]

Wood flooring consumption weakens in Europe

While total EU wood flooring imports increased in 2014, the European Wood Flooring Federation (FEP) reports that consumption probably declined [...]

Softwood lumber prices fell in some key global markets

Global trade of softwood lumber has continued to trend upward ever since the global financial crises in 2008. In 2014 [...]

Norbord and Ainsworth OSB mega-merger to be completed this month

Norbord Inc. and Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. announced that they have been informed by the Antitrust Division of the United [...]

China establishes strategic forest reserves

The Chinese State Forestry Administration (SFA) has reported that it will begin work on establishing strategic forest reserves this year [...]
March 12, 2015 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / China / Global

Sonae sells MDF plant in France

Portuguese Sonae Indústria announced that its indirect affiliate, Isoroy SAS, has entered into an agreement for the sale of [...]