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Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

US softwood price movements remain flat

    The first full back-to-work / school week for September 2019 did not bode well for [...]

International Hardwood Conference 2019 takes place in Berlin

            Hardwoods become more and more important especially in [...]

Drop in U.S. lumber production; Canadian output hit hard

U.S. sawmills in the first six months of 2019 produced 17.602 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production capacity in B.C. up to 25%

West Fraser announced it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills that will result in [...]

Bergs Timber aims to more than double production at Mörlunda sawmill

Bergs Timber applied for an increased production permit for the sawmill in Mörlunda, Sweden. Bergs Timber started sawmill production [...]

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.    [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]