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N. America: Demand appears to temper as softwood lumber prices continue to rise further

While North American softwood lumber prices continued to climb last week, there was a palpable reduction in the enthusiasm of [...]

Binderholz grows business in the US market

The US market, including the Central Florida region, has been witnessing rising demand for lumber in recent years, driving an [...]

Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19; long-term outlook positive

The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID-19 outbreak, but the [...]

Canfor expands to Europe: subsidiary completes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

Covid-19 downturn in EU27 tropical imports may be less severe than forecast

The downturn in EU imports of wood and wood furniture products during the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

N. America: Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel and building materials cost skyrocketing

John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president of the Home Builders [...]

Closure of paper mill shifts focus on condition of Finland’s forestry sector

The operating conditions of the forest industry in Finland came into focus on Thursday as Finnish forestry giant UPM elaborated [...]

Sweden: Strong demand and rising prices for the sawmill industry

The recent strengthening of the Swedish krona and the ongoing pandemic are two factors that have changed the conditions in [...]

European wood exports to China: is train an alternative to ship?

China's rail freight traffic to Europe rose sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, mainly due to the higher freight costs [...]