India: Plywood mills prepare for impact of tax on competiveness

Indian millers report supplies of logs and veneers are improving. Mills in Northern India are ramping up production and the [...]

Pinnacle Renewable Energy to build a $85 million wood pellet plant in Alberta

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. will soon build its first wood pellet plant outside of British Columbia.     [...]

Resolute Forest Products will pay more than $75 million a year in duties

Resolute Forest Products Inc., the world’s largest newsprint maker, announced that it will be forced to fork over as [...]

Forecast: Stability in European tropical wood trade in 2017

The European Timber Trade Federation's latest newsletter includes a commentary on the tropical hardwood trade in Europe by Armand [...]

China: Value of wood products in 2016

The total value of China’s wood products trade in 2016 fell 1.28% to US$142.2 billion. Of [...]

Metsä Group appointed Ilkka Hämälä as CEO

Metsäliitto Cooperative’s Supervisory Board has appointed Ilkka Hämälä the CEO of Metsäliitto Cooperative as of [...]

Homag Group receives EUR 30 million order from Chinese furniture maker

HOMAG Group has won a major contract with Chinese furniture maker Oppein with an order valued at over EUR 30 [...]

Lumber trading and prices in the US stalled last week

Trading in framing lumber was low last week because of the post-countervailing duty standoff. Yet, buyers and sellers made [...]

Norbord reports better earnings on higher North American OSB prices and shipment volumes

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $103 million for the first quarter of 2017 versus $61 million in the first [...]

Changing profile of Indonesia’s wood product supply

The changing profile of Indonesia in product supply is closely tied to the changing structure of the resource. This is [...]