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Canfor to reopen 2 BC sawmills

Canfor has announced that it plans to reopen two B.C. area sawmills on Monday, 11th May. Its operations in [...]

IKEA to start reopening stores in Europe in May; sales dropped 60% during closure

IKEA store owner Ingka Group, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, aims to start reopening shops in Europe in May [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Zealand’s forest industry could face wave of closures in coming months

New Zealand's forestry industry could face a wave of closures without Government intervention, says the Red Stag boss, a [...]