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More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Canada: Sawmill production falls into a lower gear

The recent lumber curtailments of major Canadian lumber producers, announced back in the fall and winter of 2018, have seriously [...]

Canfor’s lumber shipments drop 14% in Q4 /18

Canfor Corporation generated strong financial results in 2018 with reported operating income of $608.6 million, the highest operating earnings [...]

Finnish Pölkky Oy to invest EUR 30 million in its wood production facilities

Finnish Pölkky Oy has announced a major investment program, targeting its production facilities in northern Finland. The investment program [...]

Belgian Decospan to double its veneer production capacity

The Belgian manufacturer of veneered panels Decospan plans to double its production capacity at the Menen site.     [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise, while Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 32.441 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018 [...]

Germany: Record wood pellets production in 2018

The energy turnaround in the heating market is still not progressing in Germany, as the only moderate increase in renewable [...]

Finland: Lumber production rises in 2018

    Production volumes of the Finnish sawmills in the fourth quarter of 2018 fell slightly as compared [...]

The Russian forestry sector reports growth in production in 2018

The Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) published the first final data on the volumes of timber production in 2018.   [...]

Canfor curtails production at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]