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Best Wood Schneider to build a large sawmill in Germany

   Best Wood Schneider GmbH with production sites in southern Germany will build a new sawmill.  At the new [...]

West Fraser to buy Norbord for US$ 3.1 billion

     West Fraser has announced plans to acquire Norbord in a US$3.1bn takeover in what [...]

German sawmill industry under rising pressure as lockdown tightens

   The Corona crisis goes into the second round in winter and increases the pressure in the individual processing [...]

Canfor to sell Fort Nelson forest tenure to wood pellet producer

   Canfor will sell its forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region of British Columbia to the wood pellet [...]

TTF and TRADA plan to merge

   The Governing Boards of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA) have [...]

Mayr-Melnhof offers US $ 30 million for Klausner Lumber Two; other six interested parties

   Mayr-Melnhof Holz intends to submit a “stalking horse bid”  for Klausner Lumber Two, Enfield / North Carolina. This [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Norbord announces permanent closure of 100 Mile House OSB mill

   Norbord Inc. says it is permanently closing its oriented strandboard mill (OSB) in the central B.C. community [...]

Hopes that the Biden administration will end the softwood lumber dispute

   There's a glimmer of hope the ongoing softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States might [...]

Södra sees a 25% increase in spruce bark beetle damage

   A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant [...]