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The European timber market to face multiple new normals

Inventory levels at most European lumber mills were running low at the start of 2021. By the middle of the [...]

The use of CLT expected to rise in U.S.

Developed in Germany and Austria roughly 30 years ago, cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been used in construction across Europe [...]

Sawn timber prices in Europe expected to continue falling in Q3 and Q4

The invasion of Russia in Ukraine created both challenges related to the prices of raw materials and energy resources, great [...]

Shortage of wood in Poland

The sanctions imposed on Russia in connection with the invasion of Ukraine have caused a shortage of wood in Poland [...]

Construction cancellations surging in Germany

Many projects are still being canceled in Germany’s residential construction sector. The share of companies affected stood at 11 [...]

BSW Group to acquire stake shed manufacturer

    BSW Group (now part of Binderholz), the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, has acquired [...]

Canada to challenge US lumber duties

Canada’s government said it will challenge US duties on softwood lumber, saying the tariffs have caused “unjustified harm” to [...]

U.S. cuts softwood tariffs in half for Canadian lumber as trade dispute continues

The US Commerce Department is cutting tariffs against most Canadian softwood lumber producers by half, but the long-running trade [...]