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Conifex to temporarily curtail production at its Mackenzie sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. on Friday said it would temporarily curtail its Mackenzie, British Columbia, sawmill operations for two weeks, starting [...]

The Swedish forest industry faces major challenges

    The world is currently facing major challenges. Interest rates are rising rapidly and sharply, the costs [...]

Latvia’s forest industry affected by current global events

Last week, representatives of the Latvian Wood Industry Federation (LKF) and the board of JSC "Latvijas valsts meži" (LVM [...]

Interfor to buy Chaleur Forest Products for $236 million

Canadian lumber giant Interfor Corp said on Monday it will buy Chaleur Forest Products for C$325 million ($236.40 [...]

Mercer completes acquisition of German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

Mercer International Inc. has completed its previously-announced acquisition of all of the shares of the parent company of Holzindustrie [...]

The current state of the European sawmill industry

The prices of finished wood products fall significantly, while the entire European sawmill sector is currently experiencing through a very [...]

Russian timber evades US sanctions via Vietnam and China, says environmental group

Russian birch wood continues to flow to US consumers disguised as Asian products, despite US economic sanctions against Russia over [...]

Metsä’s new large sawmill starts up in Rauma, Finland

The new state-of-the-art pine sawmill in Rauma in Finland, owned by Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group [...]

France: Oak log prices at record levels despite uncertain market

How much longer will the planets remain aligned for the oak tree? At the beginning of September 2022, this is [...]