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Archives: December 2021

Slowdown in China’s softwood log consumption indicates market correction

Demand for softwood logs in China remained favorable during the third quarter (Q3) of the year, despite seasonally lower consumption [...]

Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties

Canada is challenging the U.S.’s decision last month to double the tariffs on most Canadian softwood lumber shipments [...]

Finland: Roundwood price overview in November 2021

Finland's spruce logs reached an average price of EUR 64.9 per cubic metre in standing sales in November [...]

Donaldson Group to acquire Stewart Milne Timber Systems

    The Donaldson Group, has acquired the UK’s leading timber frame manufacturer, Stewart Milne Timber Systems [...]

European, US demand for wood products boosted global lumber trade in 2021

This year, the strong demand for wood products in Europe and North America has increased lumber trade during the first [...]

Arauco buys 20% of Stora Enso’s stake in the company Arauco Florestal Arapoti

On December 2, 2021, Arauco Do Brasil signed and closed a transaction with Stora Enso Amsterdam B.V. whereby the [...]

Teal Jones to build large sawmill in Louisiana

Teal Jones Group owners Tom and Dick Jones announced that the company is evaluating Bossier Parish, Louisiana, for a planned [...]

Workers warn with strikes at UPM’s Finnish plants

    Plants at UPM-Kymmene could face a workers strike as the forestry firm has not agreed [...]

Mayr-Melnhof to acquire Swedish sawmill group Bergkvist Siljan

The Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding Group, based in Leoben, Austria has signed an agreement on December 17th, 2021 to acquire [...]

Sky-high lumber prices are back in North America

Builders are buying lumber while floods in British Columbia limited supplies. Cash prices are also very high. Pricing service Random [...]