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Europe’s timber giants investing heavily in CLT business

The global cross-laminated timber market experiences continuous growth, due to market advances from mechanical properties, which make the product [...]

The Czech Republic bans pine and spruce logs harvesting

On September 14th, 2017, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture has banned the harvesting of spruce and pine which doesn't [...]
September 19, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Wood Products / Europe / Global

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 [...]

Finnish sawmills: All eyes on the Chinese market

Finland now ranks among the top five global exporters of softwood lumber. The Finnish Sawmills Industries association forecasts that production [...]

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 [...]

Finnish sawn timber production forecast to rise by 1 mil. m3 in 2017 on booming Chinese demand

Finland’s sawn timber production is projected to reach 12.4 million m3 in 2017 (compared to 11.4 million [...]

Stod LLC to build new OSB and LVL mills in the Ural region

STOD LLC will build in the Titanium Valley (the Sverdlovsk region) factories to produce 300,000 m3 of OSB and [...]