Austrian wood industry reaches satisfying results for 1H/2017

During the first half of 2017, the Austrian sawmill industry was able to close the cut-off markets with a [...]

Metsä Wood plans new Kerto LVL line in Finland

Metsä Wood is considering the construction of a new, 65,000 m3 Kerto LVL line to its mill in Punkaharju [...]

Lumber prices in the US impacted by natural disasters

Trading in framing lumber in the US recovered last week, after a slow pace at the beginning of September.  [...]

New timber risk assessments will help companies source legal wood

NEPCon released the NEPCon Sourcing Hub, which is the biggest and most detailed collection of forest-related risk assessments that [...]
September 8, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Wood Products / Global

Swanson Group to curtail operations at Oregon sawmills

Swanson Group announced that it will curtail operations at two sawmills, in Glendale, Oregon and its stud mill in Roseburg [...]

Japan’s wood pellets imports up by almost 50%

In 2016, Japan’s imports of wood pellets increased 49 percent from the previous year to 347 thousand MT.  [...]

India: Latest prices for teak, sawnwood and plywood

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 16-31 August, 2017.    Plantation teak prices [...]

Roundwood prices in Lithuania increased during May

Roundwood prices in Lithuania increased during May 2017 as compared to the corresponding period of last year.    [...]

China: Prices of main imported wood products as of June 2016

    This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the two major timber [...]

Italy’s use of wood pellets is forecast to reach 5 million tons by 2020

Italy is a leading European consumer of wood pellets (approximately 3 million metric tons per year), with domestic consumption representing [...]