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Is 2020 going to be as horrible as 2019 for B.C. sawmills?

For B.C. sawmills and loggers, 2019 was an annus horribilis that they can only hope is not repeated in [...]

Euroconstruct forecasts only a slight rise in construction by 2022

Construction research network Euroconstruct anticipates building work to increase only slightly in the 19 member states up to 2022. According [...]

$99 million wood pellet production plant to be build in Alabama

Construction of a $99 million wood pellet production plant is planned for Demopolis, Alabama, the second announced in the state [...]

Forecast: Global lumber demand trends in 2020

Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash in wood, and all [...]

New Zealand log export prices on the rise in December

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid US$120s range per m3. At [...]

Stora Enso divests sawmill in Germany

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its sawn construction timber (KVH) mill at Pfarrkirchen in Germany, to the [...]

Major rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the nine-month period of [...]

Sweden: Södra adjusts the prices for pulpwood due to oversupply

The supply of pulp in Sweden and in the rest of Europe is high, which has led to high inventories [...]

Major Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine. The WWF relies on [...]

2020 wood pellet market forecast: European pellet demand to outpace supply

The biomass market faces unprecedented demand levels in 2020, with upcoming base-load power generation capacity due to add around [...]