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Russian newspaper: Stora Enso’s sawmill continues to operate in Karelia

According to Stora Enso, production at the sawmill is at a standstill, but wage payments will continue.    [...]

Hot demand and delivery delays push N. American lumber prices higher

Still hot demand and relentless delivery delays served to pop up lumber prices yet higher. Buyers scoured their supplier contacts [...]

Austria: Rising prices for softwood logs; noticeable pressure from Ukraine war

Lumber and construction timber products' sales are reportedly very good in Austria. Average log stocks towards the end of the [...]

Estonia: Ministry calls for increase in logging due to wood shortage caused by war in Ukraine

A joint communique sent to Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas from the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the [...]

Versowood to acquire Kissakoski sawmill

Versowood has bought the Kissakoski sawmill in Hirvensalmi. The sawmill owned by Veisto Oy will be transferred to Versowood in [...]

US homebuilders urge the Biden administration to end lumber tariffs

Jerry Konter, Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) urged the Biden administration to increase domestic production of [...]

Metsä Group prepares for wood raw material availability problems

Metsä Group is prepared for the problems of availability of wood raw material caused by the depletion of birch imported [...]

Forestry machinery manufacturers hit by delivery stop to Russia

The Ukraine war has had a significant impact on the global economy. The manufacturers of forest machines are also affected [...]

Estonian timber industry to be hit hard by trade bans with Russia and Belarus

The volume of felling in the state forest should be increased rapidly and a clear framework for action should be [...]