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Companies in the timber industry

BC government offers aid to forest companies

The British Columbia government is deferring a timber harvesting fee charged to forest companies in an effort to help the [...]

Italian woodworking machinery giant SCM restarts production

SCM has restarted its operations in Italy, in full compliance with the safety health protocols set out in the country [...]

North American softwood lumber prices recover from lows of two weeks ago

Given the wee surge last week, North American softwood lumber prices have bounced from lows of two weeks ago. Whether [...]

Top global lumber producing companies in 2019: Slow demand results in lower output

Top global lumber companies’ production recorded a net decline in 2019. The same 15 companies that made the list in [...]

Metsa to buy half a billion euros equipment for its new giant sawmill in Finland

Metsä Fibre has agreed on the main equipment purchases for the new sawmill to be built in Rauma and the [...]

China’s wood and wood products imports fall sharply in Q1/2020

According to Chinese customs statistics, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s wood and wood products imports were 15 [...]

Vietnamese wood industry faces double trouble: coronavirus pandemic and anti-dumping tariffs

The widespread coronavirus  pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of [...]

Bergs Timber resumes normal production; cites improved demand in main markets

   Bergs Timber to resume normal production at its Swedish and Estonian sawmills on May 4, citing good demand [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza foresees complete stoppage of production in the worst-case scenario of pandemic

The Russian birch plywood producer Sveza said that it expected a reduction in production in 2020: from 20% to a [...]