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Archives: October 2018

Canfor reports decline in its lumber segment

Lower lumber prices and severe forest fires in Western Canada are partially behind Canfor's Q3 decline in both its [...]

US hardwood plywood imports from China drop sharply due to countervailing duties

    US hardwood plywood imports from China have plunged this year after massive anti-dumping and countervailing [...]

ETTF becomes a member of CEI-Bois

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) decided at their General Assembly in Madrid this summer to become a member of [...]

US lumber prices at lowest levels in two years

Disappointment permeated US framing lumber markets, as trading lacked follow-through from the previous week’s pickup in sales. One [...]

Siempelkamp to supply MDF panel production line in China

Linyi Huan Ge Co., LTD, Chinese manufacturer of MDF panels ordered a complete forming and press line with ContiRoll® for [...]

Segezha Group orders a new finger jointing line

Segezha Group has signed a preliminary agreement to order a finger jointing line with the equipment manufacturer Ledinek (Slovenia-Austria [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices this autumn

In September, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.6 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

San Group to build a new sawmill in Canada

Canadian San Group has signed an agreement to purchase land on the Port Alberni Catalyst Paper mill site in order [...]

Holmen boosts production at Brakiven sawmill

Holmen has decided to invest SEK 170 million to increase the production of wood products at Braviken Sawmill in Sweden [...]

Current trends in the French sawmill industry

The year 2017 in France is characterized by a return of confidence and growth. France has experienced a big political [...]