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North American softwood lumber prices surge at year end

A huge disruption to transportation for most of November from the critical lumber producing basket of the British Columbia interior [...]

Strikes shut down UPM plants in Finland

Some 3,000 workers at Finnish forestry group UPM went on strike on Saturday, shutting plants, the company said on [...]

Slowdown in China’s softwood log consumption indicates market correction

Demand for softwood logs in China remained favorable during the third quarter (Q3) of the year, despite seasonally lower consumption [...]

Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties

Canada is challenging the U.S.’s decision last month to double the tariffs on most Canadian softwood lumber shipments [...]

Finland: Roundwood price overview in November 2021

Finland's spruce logs reached an average price of EUR 64.9 per cubic metre in standing sales in November [...]

Donaldson Group to acquire Stewart Milne Timber Systems

    The Donaldson Group, has acquired the UK’s leading timber frame manufacturer, Stewart Milne Timber Systems [...]

European, US demand for wood products boosted global lumber trade in 2021

This year, the strong demand for wood products in Europe and North America has increased lumber trade during the first [...]

Teal Jones to build large sawmill in Louisiana

Teal Jones Group owners Tom and Dick Jones announced that the company is evaluating Bossier Parish, Louisiana, for a planned [...]

Workers warn with strikes at UPM’s Finnish plants

    Plants at UPM-Kymmene could face a workers strike as the forestry firm has not agreed [...]

Mayr-Melnhof to acquire Swedish sawmill group Bergkvist Siljan

The Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding Group, based in Leoben, Austria has signed an agreement on December 17th, 2021 to acquire [...]