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China: Rising demand for logs and lumber as a strong construction season is expected

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

How has COVID-19 impacted wood consumption in US?

The forest products industry in the US has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 1Q2020. The [...]

Holmen’s acquisition of Martinsons gets approval

Holmen’s agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products, has been [...]

Stora Enso to invest in a new CLT production line in Czech Republic

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 79 million in a new production line for cross laminated timber (CLT [...]

N. America: Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel and building materials cost skyrocketing

John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president of the Home Builders [...]

Sweden: Strong demand and rising prices for the sawmill industry

The recent strengthening of the Swedish krona and the ongoing pandemic are two factors that have changed the conditions in [...]

Why is there a lumber shortage in US?

Lumber supplies in the U.S. are facing a big shortage as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, presenting issues [...]

COVID-19 pandemic expected to further slow the global construction activity

Global construction activity contracted across all region in Q2 due to the lockdowns to control the spread of the COVID [...]

Lumber prices in US double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]