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Archives: 2019

$50 million CLT plant to open in Ontario

Building upon the success of its existing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) plant and related engineering team in Quebec, mass timber [...]

New Zealand logging contractors in trouble after price collapse in China

Logging contractors in New Zealand are letting staff go or are working on reduced hours after the sudden fall in [...]

EU plywood market faces a ‘perfect storm’

As the year has progressed, the European plywood sector has become increasingly depressed. That’s the consensus among a number [...]

Estonia: Sharp drop in sawlog prices

In Estonia prices for roundwood continued to decline in July. Only pine sawlogs and hardwood could grow in comparison to [...]

Great Southern Wood Preserving to open sawmill in Alabama

Since 8 July, 2019 logs are delivered in the new sawmill Abbeville Fiber in Henry County in Southeast Alabama.   [...]

Norbord to reduce production to low OSB demand in US

Norbord Inc. announced that effective September 5th, Line 1 of its two-line oriented strand board (OSB) mill in Cordele [...]

Dropping sawlog prices in Sweden

Sawlog prices in Sweden decreased by 2.8% during the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2019. At [...]

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 [...]