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Archives: 2019

Conifex to sell Lignum Forest Products to Canwel

Conifex Timber Inc. has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with certain subsidiaries of Canwel Building Materials Group Ltd.  for [...]

Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

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 [...]