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Uniboard Canada invests $250 million in a new particleboard press

  Uniboard Canada is moving forward with the modernization project for its Val-d'Or plant.    [...]

Finland: Timber trade falls sharply in May, log prices on the rise

Timber trade in Finland has been slow in January-May 2022. at the beginning of the year. The Finnish forest [...]

FEP calls EU authorities to limit oak exports

After significant progress in the European parquet consumption in 2021 as well as rising production in FEP countries to a [...]

Sanctions on Russia negatively impact Australia’s construction industry

With supplies of key laminated veneered lumber (LVL) and engineered wood products (EWPs) imported from Russia and Belarus, which accounted [...]

Impact of the war in Ukraine on the Finnish forest sector

Last year, less than nine million cubic meters of wood and wood chips were imported by Finland from Russia, covering [...]

Many North American lumber prices flat as ongoing delivery delays resolved

After dropping quite a bit in recent weeks, many softwood lumber prices levelled off in mid-June as a modicum [...]

UPM sells its Steyrermühl mill in Austria to Heinzel Group

UPM has signed an agreement to sell 100% of the shares of its Austrian subsidiary UPM Kymmene-Austria GmbH to [...]

Japanese trading firms investing more in foreign forest assets

Major Japanese trading companies are stepping up their investments in forestry projects abroad. That's as they seek to achieve [...]

“Timber prices going up daily” in Europe due to Ukraine war, architects complain

European architects and designers are struggling to source wood for their projects as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has brought [...]

Finland: Lumber prices start to fall sharply

Uncertainty is already visible in Finland's lumber market, and demand and prices for lumber have started to fall sharply [...]