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Germany: 30 million m3 of wood damaged by storms and the bark beetle expected this year

By April 2019, 13 million m3 of damaged wood has been reported in Germany so far, mostly due to storms [...]

US$250mil sawmill to be build in Argentina

Argentina's Grupo Garabi and Belgium's Forestcape are to invest a joint US$250mil in the Argentinian province of [...]

Antwerp to host this year’s International Softwood Conference

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

Russian Segezha Group raised plywood prices in April

Birch plywood consumption in the world has grown at an average rate of 2-2.7%. At the end of [...]

Pulpwood prices in North America on the rise in 1Q/19

Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the US in the 1Q/19 while they were unchanged [...]

US housing starts approach two-year low

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the singlefamily [...]

Germany multiplies the export of softwood logs to China

According to Eurostat data, Germany exported a total of 3.78 million m3 of roundwood in 2018. This is 33 [...]

Sweden: The bark beetle could ruin 12.5 million m3 of wood this year

The European spruce bark beetle is threatening Sweden's forests more than the record wild fires that occurred last year [...]

LIGNA 2019: Gearing up for integrated woodworking

One of the big focus themes of LIGNA 2019, which runs from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany, is [...]

Raute receives €12m order from Plyterra in Russia

    Finnish Raute Corporation has received orders worth over €12m from CJSC Plyterra in Russia.   [...]