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Archives: June 2021

Ante Holz expands into southern Germany with new sawmill acquisition

    Germany sawmilling group Ante Holz has expanded into southern Germany by acquiring a mill in the [...]

Junnikkala to build a large sawmill in Finland

Finnish sawmilling company Kalajokinen Junnikkala Oy plans to build a new sawmill in Oulu.    The new [...]

US lumber prices are likely to stay double the historical average for at least the next 5 years

   US lumber has probably found a bottom at current levels, but prices will remain over double the average [...]

J.P. Morgan enters timber industry, acquires giant Campbell Global

J.P. Morgan has acquired timber investment giant Campbell Global. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.    [...]

Euroconstruct: Strong rebound in European construction in 2021

The recovery of the European construction industry is more rapid than initially expected, with much of the losses from the [...]

The International Softwood Conference 2021 goes hybrid

    The 69th International Softwood Conference (ISC) will be a hybrid conference taking place in Helsinki on [...]

Finland: Sharp rise in roundwood prices in May

Pine logs in Finland cost an average of EUR 64.6, and spruce logs EUR 68.2 per cubic metre [...]

U.S. lumber prices expected to fall further as sawmills increase production

The price of U.S. lumber will fall further in the coming months as sawmills increase production, though demand is [...]

Is there really a shortage of wood in Europe?

The sharp increases in timber prices worldwide since the middle of 2020 do not reflect any long-term shortfall in [...]