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Archives: March 2019

Resolute plans several curtailments in Q2, citing log supply constraints

Resolute Forest Products Inc. plans curtailments in Q2 at several stud sawmills in Quebec and Ontario, citing log supply constraints [...]

EIA accuses German company of importing illegal teak from Myanmar

The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) submitted evidence to German and European enforcement authorities showing serious repeated violations of [...]

Japan to import less Malaysian plywood due to rising prices

Japan expects its imported volume of plywood from Malaysia to further decline this year because of increasing prices. Malaysia, the [...]

Poland: Wood pellets prices evolution in 2018

Current wood pellets production in Poland is close to 1 million tons per year.  Along with imports, the Polish wood [...]

More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Kronospan to build a new OSB plant in Ukraine

Kronospan will build a new OSB plant on the existing Kronospan particleboard plant in Novovolynsk in northwestern Ukraine, 10 km [...]

Mixed trends in US lumber prices as market becomes uncertain

Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain about the market’s [...]

Dubai WoodShow 2019 closes with record number of visitors, exhibitors

Dubai WoodShow 2019, the region's largest wood and wood machinery showcase, closed on a grand note with a record [...]

Ten European companies accused of importing illegal wood from DRC

Ten European companies trading in timber have sourced US$2.26 million of wood from a company engaged in illegal [...]