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Dropping roundwood prices in Lithuania, but higher than a year ago

After rising prices registered in March, Lithuanian roundwood prices went down or remained stable in April. Pine, spruce and birch [...]

Finland: Rising sawn timber production in Q1/2019

Pulp and sawn timber production in Finland increased during the first quarter of the year. On the other hand, the [...]

SCA and Martinsons deliver Swedish pine to the world’s longest bridge in China

Pine from the northern parts of Sweden has been used at the world's longest bridge over water. The 55 [...]

Bark beetle destroying Central Europe’s forests

Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe’s [...]

Canadian lumber giants in trouble: major production curtailments announced for this May

Major Canadian forestry products companies have announced sawmill production curtailments for the month of May. All complain about the surge [...]

Demand for sawnwood in Germany is “red hot” at present

Germany is Europe’s largest economy with GDP likely to have exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time in [...]

Interfor curtails lumber production at three of its sawmills in BC

Interfor Corp., one of Canada's leading lumber producers and among the largest lumber companies in the world, will curtail [...]

Metsä plans to invest EUR 200 million in a new pine sawmill

Metsä Fibre will launch a pre-engineering phase for the construction of a new pine sawmill with approximately 750,000 [...]

US lumber prices pick up after weeks of downfall

Market-related curtailments in British Columbia served as signs that framing lumber markets were oversold and downside risk was waning [...]