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Challenging market for European sawmills

The fourth quarter was disappointing many European sawmills, but a more balanced market can be expected. The market for sawn [...]

Conifex completes sale of all U.S. sawmills to Resolute Forest Products

Conifex has officially closed its previously announced transaction with Resolute Forest Products for the sale of its U.S. sawmill [...]

BC’s forest products sector, amid mill shuts, job losses, in worse crisis than during 2008 global meltdown

The crisis facing British Columbia's forest industry is intensifying as markets decline, mills shut and a strike involving 3 [...]

Finland: Highly probable strikes at sawmills and plywood factories could cause damages of EUR 1 billion

If the strikes threatening the forest industry were to happen, the damage could amount to nearly 1 billion euros.   [...]

Sawlog prices fallen substantially in Central Europe makes the sawmilling sector in the region more competitive

Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in 2019 with European prices declining the most, resulting in a more competitive sawmilling [...]

Martinsons to increase lumber production capacity by 550,000 m3/year

The Swedish sawmill and building materials manufacturer Martinsons aims to increase the production capacity of its sawmills by 550,000 [...]

Resolute Forest acquires Conifex Timber’s 3 U.S. sawmills

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced it will acquire Conifex Timber Inc. 's three U.S. sawmills for $163 million, plus [...]

Finland’s sawmills and plywood plants close for a week aiming to put pressure unions

Some 100,000 Finnish employees in industrial sectors began a three-day strike on Monday to back up their salary [...]

Finland: Metsä Group, Stora Enso, and UPM plan 6-day lock-out at sawmills, plywood mills

Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half [...]