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Mercer Mass Timber plans $50 million plant investment

Mercer Mass Timber LLC., a subsidiary of the Vancouver, British Columbia-based Mercer International Inc., a global producer of market [...]

Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

The current state of the Canadian lumber market

Lumber prices have recently experienced a volatile 2021 amid supply chain challenges and booming downstream markets.     [...]

The European Parliament has voted on the future of the forestry industry

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has taken a position on several proposals of great importance to the forest industry [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

Germany: Pellet prices higher by 80% yoy

The war-related effects on energy policy can also be felt on the pellet market, where there is still no [...]

Homann Holzwerkstoffe acquires stake in Egyptian wood-based panel producer

Homann Holzwerkstoffe GmbH acquired a qualified minority stake in wood-based panel producer Nile Wood SAE, based in Sadat, Egypt [...]

Current softwood log inventories at Chinese ports

Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totaled 5.7 million m3 on April 30, 2022, a [...]

Japanese govt to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic lumber, following the government [...]

New Zealand: Log export market update in May 2022

Although the May at wharf gate (AWG) New Zealand log export prices are very similar to those offered in April [...]