Register

Forestry

US lumber prices keep to fall as no major production curtailment in BC announced

The measured pace in US framing lumber trading that began in early July persisted into the latter part of the [...]

UPM to invest US$2.7 billion in a new pulp mill in Uruguay; company’s pulp capacity to rise by 50%

UPM has made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de [...]

New Zealand exports more logs, despite falling log prices overseas

New Zealand exported more logs and wood in June 2019, despite falling log prices overseas. In June 2019, the value [...]

More competitive sawlog costs in Germany drive the lumber industry export sales

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]

Conifex to curtail Mackenzie sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it will temporarily curtail its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill operations for two weeks commencing July [...]

France: Heatwave expected to bring bark beetle infestation; softwood prices already down sharply

Long waves of heat, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining [...]

US lumber prices fell after 5 weeks of consecutive growth

After several weeks of consistent growth, the US lumber prices fell quite considerably last week. On average, lumber prices fell [...]

Russian Sveza to set up its own logging company

Russian plywood manufacturer Sveza has set up its own logging company, Sveza Resource LLC. The company is currently conducting pilot [...]

Canfor to further reduce production in BC

The curtailments will reduce Canfor’s annual production output by approximately 400 million board feet.  Canfor Corporation announced [...]

Beetle logging in the Czech State Forests more than doubled in one year

+112% of beetle-infested wood in the 1H  In the first half of 2019, the number of bark [...]