Archives: July 2017

Wood prices in Canada might increase due to western wildfires

The rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia will cause the tightening of the wood products supply and price increases, due [...]

Norbord suspends production at its OSB mill in Canada due to wildfires in the nearby

Norbord reported that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia had temporarily suspended production due to the wild [...]

Italy uses more and more wood as a construction material

Wood has become more and more used as a construction material in Italy, despite previous years forecasts.     [...]

South Korean wood pellet demand expected to rise sharply

The industrial wood pellets demand in South Korea is forecast to grow over the next 50 years. Yet, despite this [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 16-30 June 2017.        [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices on a downward trend

During the first quarter of 2017, the prices for Swedish roundwood have mostly decreased as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Metsä Wood launches Open Source Wood Initiative- to accelerate growth in wood construction

A pioneering open innovation project to  Metsä Wood has launched Open Source Wood initiative in order to accelerate growth in [...]

Roseburg Forest Products builds new engineered wood products plant in South Carolina

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products will expand its operations in the southeastern United States with construction of a new engineered [...]

US home builders report shortage of lumber

For several years now, the recovery in single-family home building in the US has been hampered by shortages of [...]

Canadian Weston Forest acquires US Great Northern Lumber of Michigan

  Weston Fraser acquires Great Northern Lumber of Michigan. This is the company's first acquisition of U.S [...]