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Archives: September 2022

Canfor temporarily reducing production capacity in B.C. due to market conditions

Canfor Corp. is temporarily cutting production in British Columbia due to what it says are challenging market conditions.   [...]

Shortages of timber and firewood reported in various European countries

With gas and electricity prices skyrocketing, many homes in Europe are turning to firewood this winter as an alternative or [...]

Germany: Price quadrupled yoy, but trend reversal on the pellet market in sight

The pellet market in Germany continues to be influenced by many factors, caused by the effects of the war in [...]

Poland’s wood industry expected to face market slowdown in the coming quarters

Poland's wood industry is one of those branches of domestic processing in which Polish producers have had tangible competitive [...]

US hardwood flooring tackles supply chain issues and labor shortages

Last year, the U.S. hardwood industry posted its first year of revenue gains since 2016, buoyed by elevated housing [...]

Wood pellet shortages in France cause prices to rise

The price of wood pellets is soaring in France due to a growing shortage of the fuel as people prepare [...]

Lumber prices fall as US mortgage rates hit 14 year high

North American lumber prices fell Wednesday as US mortgage rates hit the highest level in 14 years, pulling back from [...]

Bergs closes Broakulla mill in Sweden

After a strategic review of the operations in Bitus AB, a subsidiary of Bergs, the Board of Directors has concluded [...]

European softwood lumber exports to US double yoy; export prices fall

European softwood lumber exports to the USA almost doubled in the first seven months of the year, with the pace [...]