Archives: November 2016

Canada-U.S. softwood lumber war restarts, after U.S. Lumber Coalition files petition

The softwood lumber dispute reignited Friday after the U.S. Lumber Coalition said it formally petitioned the American government to [...]

Valutec receives TC continuous kilns orders from major European sawmills

New high capacity TC continuous kilns are right now being planned and built all over Europe. In Germany, multinational wood [...]

China: Efforts to cool housing market score

The Chinese housing market shows little sign of cooling. Data from lenders is showing medium and long-term household loans [...]
November 28, 2016 Daily News / Statistics / Wood construction / China / Global

HOLTEC to supply log sorting line and sawmill infeed to GP Wood in Ireland

The Irish sawmill company GP Wood (fusion of the family owned companies Grainger and Palfab in 2013) plans investments in [...]

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he intends to lift the roundwood export ban

During the negotiations with leaders of the European Union, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he intends to initiate [...]
November 28, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Lumber prices rising high in US

Sales of framing lumber were more active than many traders had anticipated heading into the holiday-shortened week. Prices in [...]

British Columbia explores opportunities for wood products in Japan

British Columbia's Forestry Asia Trade Mission delegates have a better understanding of trends, priorities and Japanese market opportunities for [...]

USDA appoints six members to Softwood Lumber Board

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed six members to the Softwood Lumber Board to serve 3-year terms of [...]
November 25, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Sawmilling / Global / North America

Europe’s protected forests are destroyed to meet EU renewable targets, says report

Protected forests are being indiscriminately felled across Europe to meet the EU’s renewable energy targets, according to an investigation [...]
November 25, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Armstrong Flooring’s adjusted EBITDA grew to $30.4 million in the Q3/2016

In the 3Q 2016, Armstrong Flooring's net sales were $313.4 million compared to $322.6 million in the [...]
November 25, 2016 Statistics / Wood flooring / Global / North America