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Canfor to sell Mackenzie sawmill

Canfor Corporation is selling more assets to Peak Renewables, which is in the wood pellet production business.    [...]

Russian attack on Ukraine hits global markets

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine roiled global markets Thursday, driving up prices for crude oil and natural gas as investors [...]

Canadian lumber giant Interfor completes acquisition of Eacom

B.C. lumber giant Interfor has announced that the $490-million transaction, which was first disclosed last autumn, concluded on [...]

Finland: 2021 was an unusually busy year in the wood markets – both volumes and prices peaked

In 2021, industrial roundwood trade in Finland increased by a little more than a quarter from the previous year. Log [...]

French MEP proposes ban on exports of European logs

French MEP Emmanuel Morel sent a request to the European Commission, in which he expressed concern about the export of [...]

Are we in a lumber price bubble again?

When the lumber bubble burst in the spring of 2021, it was expected to be the end of the mania [...]

Czech Republic drastically reduces logging as the bark beetle calamity retreats

Last year, with the retreat of the bark beetle calamity, the Czech state enterprise Lesy České republiky (LČR) reduced [...]

Global shipping delay problems to continue this year

Global supply chain disruption and shortages caused by the Covid pandemic are set to continue well into 2022, according to [...]