Archives: October 2021

High lumber prices making a comeback

High lumber prices in North America are back, even as the industry steps into what is normally a seasonal lull [...]

BC forestry giants post healthy Q3 profits

Two of B.C.’s largest forest companies report they still had healthy earnings in the third quarter, despite lumber [...]

International Wood Manifesto to be launched prior to COP26

An international wood manifesto making the case to politicians for a much greater use of wood in both construction and [...]

Binderholz to invest € 90 million in Finland

Binderholz Nordic is investing more than EUR 40 million in increasing the processing capacity of the Lieksa sawmill.    [...]

France: Wood industry gets pivotal role in plans to achieve climate objectives

As part of the France 2030 plan and to enable France to achieve its climate objectives, the wood industry will [...]

Estonia: Are log prices heading for a fall this autumn?

As in many countries, there was an unprecedented log boom in the Estonian timber market during this year. Incredible prices [...]

Germany: Poor supply of raw materials endangers the potential of hardwood industry

The poor supply of raw materials endangers the potential of the German hardwood industry    A current [...]

Stora Enso’s Wood Products division reports all-time high results

Forest products company Stora Enso's operational earnings rose to 410 million euros (478 million U.S. dollars) before interest [...]

US lumber price increase for the 7th consecutive week

For the seventh consecutive week, US lumber prices are up.    Since bottoming out at $389 per [...]

Sweden: Rising roundwood prices in Q3/2021

Delivery purchase prices on Swedish roundwood increased during the 3Q 2021 after having been unchanged during the 2Q 2021.   [...]