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Russia surpasses Canada and becomes world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track [...]

Sawlog prices falling in most major markets around the world in 3Q/2019

A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog prices downward in most major markets around the world [...]

Belarus to commission six pellet factories in H1/2020 aiming to become a major exporter in the wood pellet industry

The Forestry Ministry in Belarus intends to commission six factories to make wood pellets in the regions in H1 2020 [...]

Dieffenbacher sees continued high demand from wood-based panel industry

Wood recycling plants for the wood-based panels industry were the main driver of Dieffenbacher’s recycling business in 2019 [...]

Latvia’s IKTK builds new glulam plant

The Latvian timber building structures producer IKTK has invested about two million euro in large-sized glued laminated timber structures [...]

Moody’s changes Ilim Timber’s outlook to negative amid cyclical downturn in the global timber industry

Moody's Investors Service has changed Ilim Timber's outlook to negative from positive. At the same time, Moody's [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer becomes HS Timber Group

The Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group is getting a new name and look with a soft relaunch of its brand appearance: the [...]

SCA to double output at Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Sweden

Peab, in partnership with SCA, is going to build an extension the Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Kramfors Municipality, Sweden. The [...]

Poland ready to invest in wood pellet plants in Belarus, as the country seeks to produce pellets on a massive scale

Polish woodworking companies are ready to invest in pellet plants in Belarus.      Prospects for [...]