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Archives: March 2018

Norbord temporarily halts production at its 100 Mile House mill in BC, Canada

Norbord Inc. announced that a shortage of wood will cause it to temporarily suspend production at its oriented strand board [...]

Lumber trading in the US declined, with wider prices cuts

Trading in framing lumber in the US softened during last week, while the cuts in prices widened. Buyers held back [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany still on the rise in March due to cold weather

Again, the wood pellets price in Germany is slightly higher in March 2018, than in the previous month. The national [...]

Egger plans to start construction on its wood-based material factory in the US at the end of 2018

Egger started the construction of a new wood-based material factory in Lexington, North Carolina, US. The company organized a [...]

Belarus to further limit the exports of logs to the West

Belarus introduced a regulation on compulsory licensing of foreign trade activities regarding export of certain timber types outside the Eurasian [...]

Overview of EU wood products imports in 2017

The value EU imports of sawnwood (including softwoods and hardwoods) was unchanged in 2017, at Euro 3.2 billion, ending [...]

BlueLinx acquired Cedar Creek for $345 million

BlueLinx, a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the US, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cedar [...]

Gabon government announces launch of Gabon WoodShow, from 20 – 22 June, 2018

The Global WoodShow (Dubai and Cairo) organizing committee announced the start of the 3rd edition of the WoodShow series that [...]

Mega construction projects in UAE push wood products demand in the region

The demand for wood and wood related products in the United Arab Emirates are driven by planned and ongoing construction [...]

Finnish forest machine manufacturer Logset signs dealership agreement in Brazil

    Finnish forest machine manufacturer Logset Oy and Brazilian heavy equipment dealer PESA (Paraná Equipamentos S/A [...]