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US lumber prices fall to around pre-pandemic levels

US lumber prices have fallen to their lowest level in more than two years, bringing two-by-fours back to [...]

Global CLT market expected to more than double by 2027

The global cross-laminated timber (CLT) market was valued at US$786.71 million in 2019 and is expected to [...]

Shortage of hardwood in Germany as more is exported to China

The German wood industry is in a crisis mood: more and more hardwood is being exported to China, although the [...]

Tolko aims to reopen High Prairie OSB mill by end of Q4/2023

Recently, Tolko provided an update on its High Prairie, Alberta, Canada, OSB facility that was seriously damaged on May 20 [...]

Finland: Weakening sawn timber demand lowers prices and cuts exports

Finland's sawn timber market is facing something new, as the demand has declined during the spring. In January-June [...]

Firewood shortages in France are pushing up the price of logs

Firewood shortages in France are intensifying and prices have jumped by more than 20% since June due to soaring demand [...]

Austria: Low processing level of the sawmill industry, log prices drop

In Austria, Styria and Carinthia were the hardest hit by the thunderstorms in August. According to the Austrian Chamber of [...]

Energetic use of wood: is the criticism justified?

Concerned about the energy supply, many are turning to wood as a fuel. However, media reports have given the energetic [...]