• Market Prices
  • July 27, 2017 15:15

New Zealand log prices drop in July

New Zealand export log prices mostly declined over the past month, due to the fact that the gain in the New Zealand dollar made the country's products less competitive... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 27, 2017 11:31

Norbord resumes production at OSB mill in BC

Norbord announced that its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia resumed production over the weekend after the evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 27, 2017 07:55

Södra upgrades Långasjö sawmill in Sweden

Södra is investing just over SEK 100 million in the Långasjö sawmill and mid-July marks a milestone in the major investment project... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 27, 2017 07:31

ATIBT planning one-stop tropical wood website

The ATIBT (International Tropical Timber Technical Association) is building a one-stop website giving performance and other use and specification data for tropical timber species... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 26, 2017 13:10

2017 Korea Wood Show, the largest wood exhibition in Korea scheduled for November 9-12, 2017

The Korea Wood Show, a leading trade show in Korea is scheduled for November 9-12, 2017 at Hall 10 of KINTEX ( 2nd Exhibition Center). The Korea Wood Show has been started from 2014... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 26, 2017 11:04

Investment opportunities for Brazil in the US timber sector

Investment opportunities in the US timber sector ABIMCI, in collaboration with the Federation of Industries of Paraná (FIEP), participated in the Select USA Summit sponsored by the US government in June... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 25, 2017 11:30

Egger announces plans for a Greenfield project in the USA

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place on 24.07.2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 24, 2017 13:02

US hardwood exports to Southeast Asia and China up 25.7% in the first quarter of 2017

US hardwood exports maintained upward momentum in the first quarter of 2017, with a strong gain Southeast Asia (SEA) and Greater China markets, at a growth rate of 25.7%, when compared to Q1 2016.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 24, 2017 09:46

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 29, 2017

Framing lumber prices posted strong increases in most species for a second consecutive week, as concerns about supplies were unabated. A number of sawmills in the B.C. Interior remained down due to wildfires in the region... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 24, 2017 08:18

Rise in total output value of China’s forestry industry

According to the State Forestry Administration (SFA), in the first half of 2017 the total output value of China’s forest industry rose 7.4% to RMB 2.77 trillion. The total value of China’s foreign trade in wood product rose 11% to US$71 billion... [more...]

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