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Bergs Timber to boost capacity at Orrefors sawmill in Sweden

Bergs Timber installed a new edger at its mill in Orrefors, Sweden.    According to the announcement [...]

French government studies the possibility of converting coal power plants to wood pellets

The government of France recently announced it is working in conjunction with Électricité de France (EDF), a French electric utility [...]

Malaysian timber exports projected to contract by 4% in 2018

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) is projecting a 4% decline in exports of timber and timber products for 2018 [...]

Germany: Price overview for wood products at the end of 2018

German producer prices for wood products tended to be mixed in November and December. Although prices are still above the [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices started to drop in December after months of continuous growth

In December 2018, the stumpage prices of roundwood in Finland started to decline. The stumpage price level was a little [...]

Swedish dockers’ strike affects lumber exports, as ports shut down

Lumber exporters in Sweden were hit by a strike of over 1,000 dockers across eight ports in the country [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up through the end of January

Wintry weather held back trading in some lumber markets in the US, but sellers of framing lumber turned in their [...]

No deal Brexit advice: changes for UK timber importers and exporters

UK's timber importers and exporters are being asked to consider requirements for their businesses in the event of a [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down by 2021

Euroconstruct sees its growth forecast for the European construction industry from 2019 to 2021 as falling. The growth peak for [...]

Swiss Krono to invest in a new OSB plant in Sharya, Russia

Swiss Krono Group, based in Lucerne, Switzerland, increased its consolidated gross revenue by more than 11% to reach CHF 2 [...]