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Belarus to start producing wood pellets on a massive scale

A program to build six pellet plants in Belarus is being implemented. All of them will be operational in H1 [...]

Value of British Columbia’s softwood lumber shipments to US in H1 plunges 25%

The value of B.C. softwood shipments into the United States has plunged 25 per cent as American duties and [...]

Pellet prices start to rise in Germany

The August pellet price in Germany has increased compared to the previous month. It rose slightly by 0.8 percent [...]

Sweden: Derome to acquire construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Conifex expects further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.  The company incurred net loss [...]

Russia could ban timber exports to China

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Finnish sawmilling group Polkky to build 100,000 m3/year planing mill

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The new facility will have [...]

China: Reduced panel production causes prices to rise

In order to improve air quality and the environment producers of woodbased panels in many cities in Shandong province will [...]

US hardwood industry sees opportunities in the Indian market

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill; citing low lumber prices

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]