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Canfor reports decline in its lumber segment

Lower lumber prices and severe forest fires in Western Canada are partially behind Canfor's Q3 decline in both its [...]

US hardwood plywood imports from China drop sharply due to countervailing duties

    US hardwood plywood imports from China have plunged this year after massive anti-dumping and countervailing [...]

US lumber prices at lowest levels in two years

Disappointment permeated US framing lumber markets, as trading lacked follow-through from the previous week’s pickup in sales. One [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices this autumn

In September, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.6 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

San Group to build a new sawmill in Canada

Canadian San Group has signed an agreement to purchase land on the Port Alberni Catalyst Paper mill site in order [...]

Current trends in the French sawmill industry

The year 2017 in France is characterized by a return of confidence and growth. France has experienced a big political [...]

ULK Group plans to build Russia’s largest wood processing complex in Arkhangelsk

Within five years, ULK Group of Companies will build from scratch the largest in Russia complex for deep processing of [...]

China planted a huge forest the size of France

China recently confirmed that it had successfully planted and nurtured a man-made forest so massive it is as big [...]
October 26, 2018 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / China / Global

The German sawmill industry in difficulty due to massive amounts of beetle and storm wood

After the high amount of damaged timber from various windthrows and the subsequent problem of beetle wood, the sawmills focus [...]

New housing sales and starts rebound in US

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629 [...]