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Conifex expects further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.  The company incurred net loss [...]

Finnish sawmilling group Polkky to build 100,000 m3/year planing mill

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The new facility will have [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill; citing low lumber prices

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]

Billionaire Jim Pattinson makes offer to take over Canfor private for almost US$ 1 billion

Jim Pattison's Great Pacific Capital Corp. has made an offer to buy the rest of Canfor Corp. it does [...]

North American lumber production on a downward trend; Canadian output drops by 10%

U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2019 [...]

New production curtailments in BC announced by Sinclar Group

In another hit to the B.C. forest industry, the Sinclar Group announced temporary production curtailments at lumber operations in [...]

China is still a crucial market for the US hardwood industry

The market value for the U.S. hardwood lumber exports has fallen from $2.1 billion in 2017 to $1 [...]

Binderholz plans to double sales to the US market in the next three years

Austrian Binderholz is planning to boost its US business through a holding company established specifically for this purpose. Binderholz US [...]

China drastically reduces imports of Russian logs and switches to lumber

In January-May, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2% y-o-y to 3.6 million m3 [...]

New player in the Swedish sawmill industry: Bergkvist-Insjön and Siljan Group to merge

The owners of Bergkvist-Insjön AB and Siljan Group AB have decided to create a strong joint sawmill group [...]