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Timber exports from Ghana dropping sharply this year

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months.   [...]

Edwards Wood Products to invest $30 million to open new sawmill

Edwards Wood Products will invest $30 million to open new sawmill in Scotland County.    Edwards Wood [...]

2017 International Softwood Conference- 4th-6th October 2017 in Hamburg

After the great success of the previous editions, the 2017 International Softwood Conference will be organized this year on the [...]

Sawmill production costs in Brazil, Russia and Finland on the rise

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they [...]

China: Log imports up 8% in the first half of year

Log imports up 8% in the first half of year China’s log imports in the first half of 2017 [...]

Ziegler Holzindustrie orders new continuous kiln from Valutec

German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill, has placed an order from Valutec.     “Valutec [...]

EU imports of tropical logs continue to slide

Tropical log imports into the EU fell in 2016 and this decline continued in the first half of 2017. EU [...]

Sweden: Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs drop by 21%

Swedish softwood sawlogs stock volumes are estimated at about 2.1 million m3 in the Q2 of 2017. This represents [...]

Georgia-Pacific makes $100m investment in new lumber mill in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific announced a new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot [...]

Lumber prices in the US continued to rise last week

Sales of framing lumber in the US slowed down last week, but the demand outstripped production in most species and [...]