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November 11, 2019
Sweden’s Sodra to extend production stoppages at its sawmills due to spruce bark beetle infestation
Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at its sawmills during the Christmas and New Year period. The move is in response to lower demand for sawn timber in the months ahead. The stoppages are expected to reduce production by 30,000 m³. Södra’s sawmills have processed a higher share of spruce over the past six months due to the infestation of spruce bark beetle. The assessment is that most of the year’s timber from forest infested with spruce bark beetle will have been handled by the end of the year. For ...
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