Archives: November 2017

US home sales reach 10-year high in October

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in October to hit a 10-year high amid robust [...]

Brazil: Current prices for wood products

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 1-15 November 2017.        [...]

Ilim Group signs 4-year syndicated loan agreement for USD 500 million

lim Group announced signing of a four-year unsecured syndicated loan agreement for USD 500 million.      [...]

Canadian EACOM Timber has confidence in future lumber trade with US

Eacom Timber Corporation doesn't think that is necessary to search for new opportunities on overseas markets now that the [...]

SCA takes EUR 150 million loan from EIB for mill modernization

    The European Investment Bank and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) have signed a EUR 150 million loan [...]

Growing housing demand in the United Arab Emirates drives wood market growth

Once that over 25,000 homes have been added to the UAE’s residential market this year, the wood and [...]

Euroconstruct: European construction sector set to grow in 2017

Construction volume in the Euroconstruct area is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2017. The strongest stimuli will once [...]

Södra to sell Södra Wood Norway to Sörnsen Holzleisten

Södra is preparing to sell its Norwegian operation, Södra Wood AS, to German company Sörnsen Holzleisten. The [...]

Log prices in New Zealand reach 24-year high

Structural log prices in New Zealand reach the highest level in 24 years, while A-grade export logs hit a [...]

SICAM 2017: A successful event for the industry

Once more, SICAM did not fail to meet expectations this year, with more exhibitors and more visitors compared to the [...]