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Archives: 2019

SCA to double output at Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Sweden

Peab, in partnership with SCA, is going to build an extension the Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Kramfors Municipality, Sweden. The [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the ailing Canadian forest industry

Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting in 2020, the national [...]

Poland ready to invest in wood pellet plants in Belarus, as the country seeks to produce pellets on a massive scale

Polish woodworking companies are ready to invest in pellet plants in Belarus.      Prospects for [...]

European sawn softwood market growth driven more by domestic consumption than exports

The European market showed steady growth in 2018, with consumption rising to 99.9 million m3; it is expected to [...]

Current trends in Russia’s wood pellet market

The production and trade of wood pellets are highly dynamic in Russia for some years now. The Russian Federation produced [...]

U.S. Department of Commerce confirms antidumping circumvention on hardwood plywood from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) circumvention rulings involving exports [...]

Estonia: Falling spruce sawlog prices, as bark beetle infestation puts price under pressure

The year 2019 is marked by falling roundwood prices in large parts of Central, Northern and Eastern Europe. In particular [...]

North American softwood lumber prices moderate up

The work stoppage on CN Rail ended - as of mid-day Tuesday - which was soon enough to avoid truly negative [...]

59 Chinese wood and furniture business to relocate factories to Indonesia

59 Chinese investors engaged in the wood and furniture business will relocate factories to Indonesia. The investors plan to relocate [...]

Finland: Metsä Group, Stora Enso, and UPM plan 6-day lock-out at sawmills, plywood mills

Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half [...]