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Archives: August 2020

Strong fall in orders of the Italian woodworking machinery industry

According to a quarterly survey conducted by the Studies office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology [...]

Germany’s forests decimated by the bark beetle, drought

In Germany, rising temperatures and droughts have made trees more vulnerable to attacks by bark beetles and other insects - That [...]

Enviva acquires Georgia Biomass wood pellet plant

Enviva Partners LP expanded its operational footprint across the southeast by completing the acquisition of Georgia Biomass’ plant in Waycross [...]

West Fraser beats close to full production

West Fraser Timber Co., a diversified wood products company, reported a better than expected second quarter profit of $48 million [...]

Lumber prices in US double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]

Germany boosts exports of planed products to the USA

German exports of planed products to non-European countries increased by 42% year on year and amounted to 557.24 [...]

Mercer has made an offer to buy Klausner Lumber One 

Canadian Mercer International submitted an offer in the ongoing bidding process for the Klausner Lumber One sawmill.     [...]

African tropical timber: Asian buyers slowly returning; prices for EU market up

It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning. The current emphasis is [...]

Resolute Forests Products planning to reopen idled El Dorado sawmill

Resolute Forest Products is continuing plans to reopen its sawmill in El Dorado, Ark., that has been closed since last [...]