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SCA to double output at Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Sweden

Peab, in partnership with SCA, is going to build an extension the Bollsta sawmill in Bollstabruk, Kramfors Municipality, Sweden. The [...]

Sweden: Unusually large stocks of wood in September

Stocks of softwood, pulpwood and pulp chips have fallen since this summer but are nonetheless unusually large for the season [...]

Downturn in the Swedish forest industry as recession in Europe progresses

    The recession in Europe, in particular, is noticeable in the Swedish forest industry. The sawmills partially [...]

Swedish sawmills export less to Europe; more to Africa, China and US

Swedish sawmills delivered less softwood lumber to European destinations in the first eight months of 2019 (-7%). By contrast, deliveries [...]

Swedish Martinsons plans to increase the production of wood products, glulam and CLT

Martinsons announced a SEK 120 million (EUR 11.1 million) investment in its sawmill plants in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

Swedish foresters to drop timber prices due to slow sawnwood demand and bark beetle calamity

The Swedish forest owners association Mellanskog has announced a decrease in its timber prices.     According to [...]

Sweden: New large player in the forest industry emerges

Norra Skogsägarna and Norrskog plan to merge into a joint forest owners' association, which is described as the biggest [...]

Södra Group lowers prices for softwood logs; citing high supply of logs and economic slowdown

The Swedish Södra Group lowers its purchase prices for roundwood. The company cited reasons for a high supply of [...]

Sweden: Wood infested by the bark beetle double as compared to last year

Damage to spruce forest is extensive following the spruce bark beetle outbreak over the past 12 months.    [...]