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Austria: Sawlog prices significantly reduced

The Austrian sawmill industry is currently sufficiently stocked with logs and damaged wood is increasing. Due to the hot, dry [...]

Hasslacher Group takes over Holzbau Hofer

The company Holzbau Hofer, which operates in Austria and throughout Europe, was founded in 1984 by Erich Hofer in Nu [...]

Austria: Softwood log prices are falling, energy wood prices are increasing noticeably

In July, the Austrian construction industry is noticeably weakening. Sales of building products made of wood and lumber have decreased [...]

UPM sells its Steyrermühl mill in Austria to Heinzel Group

UPM has signed an agreement to sell 100% of the shares of its Austrian subsidiary UPM Kymmene-Austria GmbH to [...]

Austria: Global wood shortage led to rise in logging and prices

An average price of 100.48 euros for a cubic meter of spruce logs (an increase of 38 percent compared [...]

Log prices in Austria rising sharply in May

In May 2022, Austria's timber construction is still benefiting from a very good demand situation, although the development forecast [...]

Austria: Rising prices for spruce and pine logs in April

The Austrian sawmill industry is at the moment well stocked with softwood sawlogs. In combination with a still very good [...]

Log prices continue to rise in Germany

Forestry companies in Germany are reporting drastically increased wood prices since the end of 2021.    The [...]

Austria: Rising prices for softwood logs; noticeable pressure from Ukraine war

Lumber and construction timber products' sales are reportedly very good in Austria. Average log stocks towards the end of the [...]

Austria: Some log prices increased sharply in February 2022

The storm at the beginning of February caused slight regional damage in Austrian forests. Overall, however, according to the Austrian [...]