EU plans to plant 3 billion trees

As part of a new strategy to protect nature in the European Union, three billion new trees will be planted [...]

European sawmills to play an increasingly important role on the global export market in the future

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout 2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary [...]

Heavy floods may affect timber production in western Germany

Heavy rains in western Europe caused floods to hit Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany and other countries. In Germany alone [...]

EU Commission presents its Fit for 55 climate package, European forest industry reacts

The European Commission presented the Fit for 55 plan on Wednesday, July 14. 13 legislative proposals are intended to help [...]

Log demand in China slows in July

The past six months have brought record New Zealand export log prices to China This has been because of a [...]

North American lumber prices lose all 2021 gain, with demand dropping after record boom

North American lumber, which at one point was among the world’s best-performing commodities as the pandemic sent construction [...]

No end in sight for rising timber prices in the Netherlands

Timber prices in the Netherlands have more than doubled in recent months. It's also not clear when those prices [...]

Interfor completes acquisition of four US sawmills from Georgia-Pacific

Interfor Corporation has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire four sawmill operations from Georgia-Pacific, located in Bay Springs [...]

Setra to invest in a new saw line

The Swedish wood industry company Setra invests in a new saw line for small diameter logs at the company's [...]