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Australia’s timber industry tries to save 2020 bushfire damaged logs

The 2020 bushfire season in Australia was one of the harshest fire seasons on record.    The [...]

COVID-19 pandemic could be an opportunity to revive B.C. forestry industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians to use more disposable products such as cups, bags and masks, which has [...]

“Wood would become more important for the EU construction sector in the future”, says Commissioner Timmermans

“WOOD WOULD BECOME MORE IMPORTANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN THE FUTURE” .    This was stated by [...]

Austria: Enormous market and timber price pressure due to record amounts of damaged wood

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

Södra: Supply and demand fall due to the outbreak of COVID-19; consequences difficult to predict

Despite dramatically changed conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, production rates at Södra’s facilities remained [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on Gabon’s timber sector

The Minister of Forests in Gabon has issued a letter with wide ranging advice and guidance for timber companies whom [...]

Oak prices in France under pressure

  After 4 weeks of interruption, sales resumed in April in France's public forests. Because of the lockdown [...]

Vietnam: Wood industry needs fundamental change in export product lines, markets, say experts

The wood industry needs a fundamental change in export product lines and markets after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, an [...]

Sharp drop in Chinese tropical log imports

Tropical log imports in the first two months of 2020 amounted 1.30 million cubic metres, down 26% year on [...]

Some North American softwood dimension lumber prices back to month-ago levels

Improved demand and continued restricted supply last week brought some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices back up [...]