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Norbord reports record earnings in 2018

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $724 million for the full-year 2018 compared to $672 million in 2017 on [...]

Japan seeks to boost wood pellet imports from Canada

Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada – especially from British Columbia [...]

Boise Cascade to sell North Carolina plywood mill

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its [...]

Forest stakeholders call for a stronger EU Forest Strategy to reach United Nations and Paris Agreement goals

Last December, the Commission published a progress report on the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy, discussed by the European [...]

More US hardwood likely to be diverted to Europe

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

SCA Wood considers merger in France with ISB

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood [...]

European wood flooring sales slow

Based on information obtained from its member companies and national associations, FEP – the European Federation of the Parquet Industry - estimates [...]

Sharp rise in US lumber prices

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]

Vietnam targets 10.5 billion USD in wood and forestry products in 2019

Vietnam's forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the [...]

Conifex curtails another sawmill due to high log costs and tough lumber market conditions

Conifex Timber Inc.announced that it is temporarily curtailing sawmill operations at its Fort St. James, British Columbia sawmill for [...]