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Archives: February 2016

Total stock volumes of roundwood decline in Sweden

The total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips is estimated to amount 8.4 million m³ (cubic metres [...]
February 24, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Statistics / Europe / Global

“Made in China 2025” strategy presented at the Beijing Woodworking Fair

The Chinese Government is taking steps to achieve the strategy of “Made-In-China 2025″ in which “smart and green [...]

Biewer Lumber to have $80 million state-of-the-art mill build by BID Group

Biewer Lumber chose BID Group to build a state-of-the-art turnkey mill in Newton, Mississippi. The mill production [...]

Raute reports good financial results in 2015

Raute's 4Q 2015 net sales amounted to a new record at Euro 39.5 million, compared to Euro 34 [...]

Alberta lumber producers hope for SLA renewal to avoid trade war

The new softwood lumber agreement between Canada and the US is expected by the lumber producers in Alberta, as there [...]

Infographic: Rising log prices in Sweden

The third quarter of 2015 brought rising sawlog prices in Sweden, an evolution present in the other two quarters of [...]

Estonia: Log prices significantly lower in December 2015

In December 2015, roundwood prices in Estonia are way below the level of last year. The price of sawlogs (pine [...]

Japan’s Sumitomo Forestry bought out American house builder

Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) announced that it bought 60% of share of DRB Enterprises, which owns Dan Ryan Builders [...]

Maibec Inc. buys Cedar Balmoral Ltd

Maibec Inc. has acquired Cedar Balmoral Ltd., a manufacturer of Eastern white cedar shingles located in Balmoral, New Brunswick.  [...]

RusForest increases sawnwood production in Q4/2015

RusForest AB announced preliminary Q4 2015 and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units. The Swedish forestry company [...]