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Archives: August 2019

German forest industry aims for pact to mitigate climate damage

A comprehensive "pact for the forest" is needed to get the damage caused by drought and bark beetles under control [...]
August 29, 2019 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Europe sends massive amounts of softwood logs and lumber to China

Due to a massive boost of exports from Germany, total European softwood logs and softwood lumber deliveries to China expanded [...]

Canfor to curtail an additional 75 million board feet of production capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation announced additional operating curtailments which will reduce production capacity by 75 million board feet between September 3rd and [...]

Global plywood industry is in the process of transformation and upgrading

Given China's economic slowdown and tight supply of wood fiber, Asian production and consumption growth cannot continue to grow [...]

Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during H1/2019

Wood fiber costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest [...]

FSC to initiate dialog to end disassociation of Vietnam Rubber Group

FSC has agreed to enter a formal dialogue with the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) on the process of beginning a [...]

Arauco expands in North America with the acquisition of US MDF producer

Arauco announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Prime-Line Inc., a privately held U.S. manufacturer of [...]

August prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 1-15 August 2019.       [...]

Interfor CEO to step down at the end of the year

Forestry company Interfor Corp. says chief executive Duncan Davies will step down at the end of the year and be [...]