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Archives: March 2017

Sweden exports more softwood lumber in 2016

Swedish sawmills have increased their exports of sawn and planed softwood lumber by 1%, to just under 13 million cbm [...]

US sawmills increased their softwood lumber output y-o-y

U.S. softwood sawmills increased production by 3.4% in 2016 to 32.722 billion board ft. (bbf), up from [...]

Trade envoy for British Columbia says the US still needs time for new softwood lumber talks

British Columbia announced that the province is ready to fight for its lumber producers in the trade war on softwood [...]

Oregon lawmakers want to reintroduce the Timber Innovation Act

Oregon lawmakers have joined Senate and House for reintroducing the bipartisan Timber Innovation Act.    The act [...]

After Hornbach and Leroy Merlin, Brico Depot ends collaboration with Holzindustrie Schweighofer

Brico Depot Romania has announced on the 9th of March that it stopped the timber products supply from the Austrian [...]

New Zealand’s exports of logs to India dropped by 62% due to currency issues

New Zealand's exports of logs to India have decreased by 62% year-on-year, for fear of falling demand [...]

Decline in US hardwood plywood imports from tropical countries

US imports of hardwood plywood declined 4% in 2016 from the previous year. In 2015 plywood imports increased 12%. A [...]

UAE examines potential of building wooden houses

New ideas and innovations were presented during the second day of the 12th edition of Dubai WoodShow (DWS 2017) and [...]

Denmark puts limits for formaldehyde on new wooden materials

Denmark has changed its legislation as to restrict the use and sales of new wood-based materials, including furniture, that [...]

Metsä Wood builds temporary Kerto LVL wooden market hall in Stockholm

The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space [...]