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Companies in the timber industry

US moves to double Canadian softwood lumber tariffs

The U.S. Department of Commerce released its final determination for the Second Administrative Review (AR2) in the antidumping duty [...]

Interfor to buy lumber producer Eacom Timber for $490-million

Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America with its [...]

Kastamonu to become fifth global largest panels producer with new mega MDF project

    Kastamonu Entegre has placed an order with Siempelkamp for an MDF plant featuring the longest continuous [...]

French oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to China are rising considerably [...]

Vietnamese wood processing industry sees recovery in production

The Vietnamese wood processing industry has recently seen a recovery in production after the fourth outbreak of Covid-19.  [...]

Swedish sawmills plan to limit lumber production due to reduced demand

Following Vida's announcement now Södra Wood announced that it will slow down production in December. The reason stated [...]

Kronospan is planning a €120 million MDF plant in central Slovakia

    Austria’s Kronospan is aiming to invest some €120m in building a new MDF production facility [...]

Swedish sawmill group Vida plans to limit lumber production

The Swedish sawmill group Vida, which is majority owned by the Canadian Canfor since 2018, plans to reduce lumber production [...]

Conclusions of EU forest strategy for 2030 adopted by Council

The EU ministers responsible for agriculture and fisheries met in Brussels. They focused on forests and their importance in the [...]

Congested Chinese ports put high pressure on log exports

The cost of shipping wood to China has almost trippled since January — the result of Covid, increased fuel prices and [...]