• Sawmilling
  • September 22, 2017 11:15

Rising production costs for sawmills in Brazil, Russia and Finland

Production cost margins for sawmills in Brazil, Russia and Finland have fallen during the first half of 2017, while they increased to their second highest level in 13 years in the US South in the 2Q/17... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 21, 2017 10:08

US Lumber Group acquires NILCO

US Lumber Group and NILCO announced this week that they have signed an agreement under which US Lumber will acquire NILCO... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 20, 2017 12:00

UAB Juodeliai recognized as one of the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 companies to inspire Europe

Wood processing company UAB Juodeliai has been included in the second edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s landmark 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe report, showcasing Europe’s most inspiring and fast growing small and medium-sized companies... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2017 11:09

Ghana's wood products exports drop 31% in volume in Jan.-May 2017

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. According to the Timber Industry Development Division (TIDD) of the Forestry Commission, the country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 14:02

A major ground-breaking step in the Egyptian wood market

Cairo WoodShow and EGYWOODEX Trade Fair have announced a partnership with the goal of developing a mega event together, which will be held on 8 - 11 December, 2017... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 19, 2017 12:47

Valutec has ensured a continuous kiln delivery to the German Ziegler Holzindustrie

Valutec has ensured its tenth continuous kiln delivery in ten years to central Europe. This follows a further order from the German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill. The TC kiln to be delivered will be used to dry side boards and has a capacity of ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 19, 2017 11:10

France: Lumber prices for Q2/2017

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 19, 2017 10:39

Timber Expo returns to NEC Birmingham

From the 10th to the 12th of October, Timber Expo, the only event in the United Kingdom (U.K.) committed exclusively to timber, will be returning to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2017 15:02

Myanmar: New teak plantation investment approved

According to a press release from the Myanmar Investment Commission a permit has been issued to UK based ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 18, 2017 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 36, 2017

Sales of framing lumber lacked the fervor of the previous week, but demand outstripped production in most species and prices continued to rise.... [more...]

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