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Austria: Sharp rise in softwood sawlog prices due to booming demand and low availability

Sharply rising prices with extremely lively global demand for building materials. All timber products are currently following this development. Above [...]

Austrian timber market: Price increases continue

The positive trend in the Austrian construction industry continues. The demand for all sawn timber ranges currently exceeds the supply [...]

Austrian wood industry under the impact of corona crisis, calamities and record low prices

The Austrian wood industry has been severely impacted by the climate and corona crisis in 2020 which created difficult market [...]

Austrian Pfeifer Group to double its CLT capacity

The Austrian Pfeifer Group is increasing its production capacity to 100,000 m³ cross laminated timber (CLT) annually with the [...]

Austria: Rising sawlog prices as sawmill industry runs at full speed

The current sales opportunities for Austrian sawn and laminated timber products on the global markets are optimal in January. Prices [...]

Austria: Historical low wood prices due to bark beetle and corona crisis

   Climate change, the corona crisis and difficult market conditions have put Austria's forest industry in a difficult [...]

Top biggest pellet producers in Central Europe

   RZ Pellets in Austria and Ante Holz in Germany have the biggest pellet production capacities in their respective [...]

Impact of Covid-19 crisis on the Austrian sawmill industry

At the beginning of 2020 there was an undersupply of roundwood in Austria. The unlucky combination of high imports, an [...]

Austria: Spruce log prices don’t follow the rising demand

The Austrian economy is slowly recovering from the coronavirus-related lockdown, despite continuing risks due to increasing numbers of infections [...]

Calamities and coronavirus: Bad prospects in the German and Austrian forest

The first half of the year was extremely bad for the majority of Austrian and German forest companies. In addition [...]