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Interview: MDF to replace large part of unorganized plywood segment, says Greenpanel CFO

Greenpanel, India’s largest producer of MDF, has state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh, with [...]

US lumber market: Wood production hits 13-year high despite record prices

Loggers are busier than usual. They're working to chop away at the US' pandemic-spurred timber shortage, while also [...]

Shareholders approve Drax acquisition of Pinnacle

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. and Drax Group plc. on March 31 each announced shareholder approval for the planned acquisition of [...]

Prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs rising sharply in March

Details of the price changes of Chinese imports of radiata pine logs in March are as follows:    [...]

Australian timber faces a long-term deadlock due to the freezing of Chinese imports

Australia is preparing to completely interrupt its annual timber trade with China after Beijing Customs' request to resume log exports [...]

Japanese Komatsu plans to grow forestry machine sales in North America and ASEAN

Japanese machinery maker aims to boost segment's revenue by 40%    Japanese equipment maker Komatsu hopes [...]

Germany to limit spruce logging

The German Federal Council accepted the Forest Damage Compensation Act on March 26th. Because the large amounts of damaged wood [...]

European plywood companies report good profits, but supply a struggle

The good news from the majority of European hardwood plywood importers interviewed March 2021 was that they were making money [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices in February

In February, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 58.6 per cubic metre, and the [...]

North American lumber prices remain level as the market digests orders

North American benchmark softwood lumber prices did indeed remain flat for the week ending March 19 as customers digested previous [...]