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Archives: March 2018

US lumber production on the rise in 2017

U.S. sawmills increased softwood lumber production by 4.2% in 2017 to a full-year total of 33.888 [...]

Brazilian Expoforest to attract more than 220 participating companies

The Brazilian forestry market is one of the few segments that do not directly reflect the country’s economic situation [...]

French Court offers permission to Rougier to restructure African business

    French tropical wood specialist Rougier has gained court permission for restructuring measures after filing for insolvency [...]

Total exports of US hardwood lumber and veneer to the MENA region amount to $96.74 million in 2017

Total exports of U.S. hardwood lumber and veneer to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region including Pakistan [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise in Q4/2017

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased to US$76.34/m3 in the 4Q/17, up 1.0 percent [...]

Segezha Group commissions new glulam processing line from Hundegger

Sokol Timber Company invested in a new for a new  processing line to produce house parts made of the glued [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Switzerland go down over corresponding period in 2017

    The Swiss wood pellets' price amounted to an average of CHF 376.3/t (EUR 321 [...]

US lumber prices start to descend for the first time since December

The record run in framing lumber prices in the US stopped last week, as the cracks in prices widened across [...]

Central/West Africa: Producers await buyers for Chinese market to see reaction to higher FOB prices

Analysts say there is little to report in terms of market reaction to the higher log FOB asking prices which [...]

Pinnacle to convert particleboard plant to wood pellet production

    Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. says it's moving forward with plans to redevelop an existing Smithers [...]