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Boise Cascade to expand plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC due to supply pressure and beetle epidemic

Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile [...]

UPM’s sawmills are running at full speed

UPM Timber welcomed Aki Temmes, 41, to the position of Senior Vice President of Business in late April. He transferred [...]

Södra expands drying capabillity in Sweden to address bottleneck and prepare for new CLT facility

Södra chose Heinola to supply new Progressive kilns for the sawmill in Värö, Sweden. Heinola will deliver two [...]

Canadian softwood lumber production falls 8.6% in Q1/2019, driven by 14.7% decline in BC’s output

Sawmills in Canada produced 6.382 bbf in the first three months, down 8.6% from 6.985 bbf a [...]

Rising opportunities for Russian wood pellets in Asia

Wood pellet production in Russia has been steadily increasing in the past years. The North-West Region accounts for most [...]

Falling orders for the Italian woodworking machinery in Q1/2019

According to the Acimall (Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Manufacturers' Association) Studies Office, the first quarter 2019 showed an overall [...]

France: Prices for oak logs start to fall after years of sharp rise

There are significant changes in the French oak market. This can be noticed by examining the results (see table below [...]

More curtailments in BC announced by Canfor and Western Forest Products

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood. The majority of mills [...]