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Woodrise International Congress closes on a positive note

The second edition of the Woodrise International Congress came to a close on 4 October on a very positive note [...]

Schweighofer claims that the high price of logs in Romania makes the company uncompetitive

Today we pay 86 euros (per cubic meter of logs used to make the highest quality timber), while in Austria [...]

Stora Enso to temporarily suspend operations at Uimaharju Sawmill due to oversupply

    Finnish-Swedish forest industry giant Stora Enso will suspend operations for more than two months at [...]

ENplus opens revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Czech forest owners face losses of US$ 1.70 billion due to the bark beetle infestation

Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark [...]

Norbord to reduce OSB production due to lower demand

Since September 5th Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.     [...]

Falling profits for North American sawmills in the past year

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices [...]

Bergs Timber to reduce production at its Swedish sawmills; bark beetle and oversupply blamed

The spruce beetle infestation in Central Europe has continued during the summer and the situation is serious in several parts [...]

European softwood logs exports to China triple as the bark beetle infestation ravages forests

As the bark beetle infestation ravages European forests and consequently the supply of logs has increased sharply, exports are exponentially [...]

The 67th International Softwood Conference 2019 to be organized in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]