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Archives: April 2021

Danzer to sell Bradford sawmill in Pennsylvania

German hardwood specialist Danzer has closed the sale of its hardwood lumber sawmill in Bradford, Pennsylvania. Danzer sold the facility [...]

Russia: Sveza plans large investment in a new sawmill and pellet plant

Russian Sveza plans to invest 8.6 billion rubles (EUR 93.4 million) in the construction of a new sawmill [...]

France’s wood sector welcomes government’s plan to bolster industry

France’s wood sector has welcomed the government’s move to update a strategic contract for the industry to bring [...]

Ligna to cancel September 2021 event

Perhaps it was to be expected that given the pandemic situation and the knock-on travel restrictions for its many [...]

New Zealand log export prices offset by high shipping costs, despite booming China demand

International log prices are at record levels due to strong demand from China as other supply lines dry up. But [...]

European parquet markets report growth but are facing difficult raw materials supply conditions

The European parquet markets had generally slowly started the year with stable to slightly increasing consumption in January and February [...]

Changing trends in China’s softwood lumber market

According to the statistics released by China Customs, China’s import volume of softwood lumber decreased by nearly 10% in [...]

Rise in Finnish exports and prices of sawn timber expected this year

The Finnish forest industry will be bouncing out of the coronavirus crisis this year and next, as the economies of [...]