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Norbord to curtail one OSB production line due to poor market conditions and demand

Norbord Inc. announced that effective mid-November, it will indefinitely curtail production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented [...]

Spruce sawlog prices fall sharply in Estonia

All sawlog assortments have become cheaper in Estonia in September 2019. The bark beetle crisis has apparently started to be [...]

Europe’s largest wood pellet producer concludes acquisition of former German Pellets assets in US

Acquisition of the Texas Pellets pellet manufacturing plant offers a possibility to increase the group´s production capacity up to [...]

Disruption in European lumber market due to the bark beetle expected to continue for some years

Disruption in European lumber market caused by log glut from bark beetle infestation is expected to continue for some years [...]

The production of Brazilian hardwood products has decreased by nearly 70% in the past 10 years

Results of ABIMCI forestry sector study announced The Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI) launched its ‘Sectoral Study [...]

Russia exports less logs and more lumber

In the first seven months of this year, the actual export volume of Russian timber products fell by 0.4 [...]

US hardwood producers looking to sell more to India

According to the latest statistics, U.S. hardwood lumber shipped to India from January to August of this year increased [...]

Will China bet on wood pellets to solve its pollution problems?

China is a bit of a mystery for wood pellet producers. With its large population, its reliance on coal, and [...]

Kronospan might build a new chipboard plant in Russia

Peter Kindl, founder of Kronospan Holding Ltd, attended a working meeting with regional governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev [...]

Prefabricated wood construction to make new leap in Chile

The Chilean company E2E is a joint venture between Arauco and the Belgian company Etex. Its factory, which has been [...]