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Top global softwood lumber producers in 2018

As it has since 2007, West Fraser is the world’s largest softwood lumber producer: in 2018, the company produced [...]

SCA will take over the entire pellet production of Moelven Pellets

SCA will take over the entire pellet production of the future 80,000 t plant of Moelven Pellets A/S [...]

Latest market trends in the European parquet market

The European parquet markets are generally showing stable to slightly positive trends. When compared to the same period last year [...]

Sweden: Martinsons gets record order for 80 meters high CLT and Glulam construction

Martinsons has secured its single largest order ever. It concerns the delivery and assembly of the CLT- and glulam framework [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices in 1Q 2019 much higher than last year

Sawlog prices in Sweden had a different development during the 1Q 2019. The Northern and Southern regions showed marginal price [...]

Building on tropical hardwood’s construction potential

Advocacy for using timber as a mainstream modern construction material is increasing in Europe and other regions. Faced with the [...]

Global sawmill sector’s shrinking profit margins in late 2018

Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in [...]

Sharp fall in pellet prices in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April 2019.    One tonne of [...]

Vostok-Resurs in Russia plans to start 250,000 m3/year sawmill this autumn

Heinola is building a full-profiling sawline for Vostok Resurs in Russia.    The sawline is part [...]

Trade impact of FLEGT licensing

Based on structured interviews with around 150 companies in the seven main EU markets for tropical timber products (Belgium, France [...]