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UPM to change its corporate structure in Finland

UPM-Kymmene Corporation is proceeding with the plan to change its corporate structure in Finland to better match its current [...]

Eastern Canadian pulp mills more competitive

Wood costs for pulp mills in Eastern Canada have fallen dramatically the past four years, and the region has some [...]

Finland: Sawn softwood production up 3.8% in the first quarter

The Finnish forest industry production of softwood sawn timber and pulp likewise increased in the first quarter, while paper production [...]

Sawlog prices in Sweden drop sharply in the first quarter of the year

In the first quarter of 2016, roundwood prices in Sweden show a negative development as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Resolute remains competitive despite overall losses

Resolute Forest Products has recorded an overall loss in the Q1 of this year and even had to permanently shut [...]

Stora Enso inaugurates Varkaus mill; LVL production to start in June

Stora Enso has successfully converted a fine paper machine at Varkaus Mill to produce virgin-fibre-based containerboard. Stora Enso [...]

Weyerhaeuser achieves higher sales in the Wood Products segment

In the first quarter of 2016, sales for Weyerhaeuser's Wood Products segment (softwood lumber, engineered wood products, oriented strand [...]

North America: Lumber prices grow on rising US housing starts

Mixed prices and demand for commodities, as well as currency volatility continues to affect the performance of the global forest [...]

Weyerhaeuser sells pulp business to International Paper for US$2.2 billion

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell its Cellulose Fibers pulp mills to International Paper for $2.2 billion in [...]

Finland: Forest industry to boost use of roundwood

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy [...]