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Archives: March 2017

India’s timber market increasingly interesting for the American softwood products

American softwood products exports to India amounted to $15.265 million, in the period January-October 2016.    [...]

Tembec to invest $136 million in Quebec facilities

Tembec announced on the 24th of March a four-year $136 million capital investment program in its Québec facilities [...]

Northern Europe pulp mills to revive businesses through by-products

Forestry firms in Northern Europe are trying to revive their pulp mill business by transforming by-products into glue, biofuel [...]

US lumber prices on the rise at the end of March

Trading in framing lumber in the US picked up last week, while the mills extended their orders and raised the [...]

UK: Hardwood’s sustainability message not helping sales

A UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) conference on the UK hardwood market sponsored by The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC [...]

Södra subsidiary Trivselhus signs contract for the construction of 52 multi-family houses

The Swedish woodworking company Trivselhus, a subsidiary of Södra, has signed a contract with MacFreeze, the Swedish property developer [...]

US hardwood exports to China reach record levels in 2016

US hardwood exports to the Sea and Greater China got to record levels for full year 2016, at $1.93 [...]

Chinese wood products shipment to US fails quarantine regulations because of crating

According to Ningbo Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau in Zhejiang Province, both the volume and value of wood products [...]

Holmen to acquire Linghem sawmill from Rörvik Timber

Holmen has signed an agreement on the 21st of March, to acquire Linghem Sawmill from its present owner, Rörvik [...]

Trimble acquired the forestry business of Savcor Oy

Trimble announced acquisition of the forestry business of Savcor Oy, a global supplier of forestry solutions for performance optimization and [...]