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Sweden: Derome to acquire construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Conifex expects further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.  The company incurred net loss [...]

Russia could ban timber exports to China

Russia could ban timber exports to China unless Beijing takes action to help mitigate the effects of illegal logging, a [...]

Finnish sawmilling group Polkky to build 100,000 m3/year planing mill

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The new facility will have [...]

US hardwood industry sees opportunities in the Indian market

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill; citing low lumber prices

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]

Stora Enso plans to cut jobs; to close one sawmill in Finland

70 people are involved in the negotiations. 15 jobs are expected to be cut.  Efora, that specialises in [...]

Italian woodworking machinery industry sees sharp fall in orders

In the second quarter of 2019 the orders of wood and furniture machinery and equipment in Italy have decreased by [...]

Billionaire Jim Pattinson makes offer to take over Canfor private for almost US$ 1 billion

Jim Pattison's Great Pacific Capital Corp. has made an offer to buy the rest of Canfor Corp. it does [...]