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Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

UPM completes plywood expansion in Russia

The expansion of UPM Chudovo plywood mill, started in the autumn of 2017, was inaugurated. The expansion has increased the [...]

International Hardwood Conference 2019 takes place in Berlin

            Hardwoods become more and more important especially in [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production capacity in B.C. up to 25%

West Fraser announced it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills that will result in [...]

Bergs Timber aims to more than double production at Mörlunda sawmill

Bergs Timber applied for an increased production permit for the sawmill in Mörlunda, Sweden. Bergs Timber started sawmill production [...]

Södra Group lowers prices for softwood logs; citing high supply of logs and economic slowdown

The Swedish Södra Group lowers its purchase prices for roundwood. The company cited reasons for a high supply of [...]

Sweden: Wood infested by the bark beetle double as compared to last year

Damage to spruce forest is extensive following the spruce bark beetle outbreak over the past 12 months.    [...]

US plywood producers want to stop certification for Brazilian wood; claim plywood exports are defective

Ten plywood producers in the United States have filed for a court order to stop the certification of Brazilian lumber [...]

Vietnam suspects China in recent plywood export surge

Vietnam suspects that a surge in plywood exports to the U.S. is actually coming from Chinese firms looking to [...]