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Archives: October 2018

Boise Cascade to acquire Arling Lumber

Boise Cascade Co. announced an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arling is a third generation [...]

Germany: Sharp rise in wood pellets’ prices in October

In October, the price of wood pellets rose considerably in Germany. Wood pellets are more expensive by 3.7% as [...]

Tolko to curtail operations at Quest Wood sawmill citing high log costs and poor market conditions

Tolko Industries Limited has told their employees in Quesnel on October 13 that they will be curtailing operations at their [...]

EC reports steady progress in EUTR implementation

On 5th October, the European Commission (EC) formally adopted the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) Report 2017, the second biennial report [...]

China: 3000 plywood enterprises closed

    A massive restructuring effort to eliminate outdated and polluting wood processing mills, many of them being [...]

ISC 2018: Buoyant construction in Europe supports sawmill industry’s solid financial performance

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Riga in [...]

EU is ready to begin trade arbitration with Ukraine to lift timber exports ban

The European Union is ready to begin commercial arbitration with Ukraine to lift a moratorium on exports of round timber [...]

Hyne Timber expands its glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland. Construction of [...]

Brazilian lumber exports rise as to meet US demand

Brazilian lumber exports have followed a similar trend as exports from other countries over the last decade, which is to [...]

Interfor cuts production by 20% in BC Interior due to dropping lumber prices

Interfor Corp. says it plans to cut production by about 20 percent across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior [...]