• Sawmilling
  • October 19, 2018 15:32

Hyne Timber to expand its glue laminated timber capacity in Queensland, Australia

Hyne Timber has announced a significant expansion to its Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) manufacturing capability in Maryborough, Queensland... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 19, 2018 10:06

China: Rise in the value of wood products exports through Weifang city

According to Weifang Customs, in the first three quarters of 2018 the value of wood product exports through Weifang City amounted to US$752 million... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 19, 2018 09:40

Setra reports growth in profit for third quarter

Swedish wood products company Setra is reporting an operating profit of SEK 287 million (107) for the period January–September 2018. Net sales totalled SEK 3,325 million (3,027)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2018 10:30

Finland: investments and profitability of the forest industry 2017

In 2017, in Finland, investments in the forest industry (EUR 913 million) decreased by 10% in real terms over the previous year, but were still 15% higher than... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2018 08:27

Wood processing industry in Guangdong Province steadily increasing

Wood product output from plants in Guangdong Province has been steadily increasing in tandem with increased of domestic and international demand... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 17, 2018 14:18

Swanson Group implements production curtailments

Oregon's Swanson Group is implementing production curtailments with immediate effect... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2018 11:31

U.S. sawmills produced 5.2% more softwood lumber in January-July 2018

U.S. sawmills produced 20.678 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2018, an increase of 5.2% from 19.656 bbf a year earlier... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2018 11:14

Universal Forest Products reports 14.2% increase in revenues for Q3/2018

Universal Forest Products (UFPI) announced earnings for its third quarter that increased from the same period last year...... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • October 17, 2018 10:35

ISC: Blue Skies for wood industry in 2018, but dark clouds ahead

On the 11th and 12th October 2018 the 66th edition of the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held in Riga in the facilities of the hotel Radisson Blu Latvija. This year's conference was attended by over 200 participants – a record-high attendance – from all over the world and it was ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 17, 2018 08:20

China: Ban on imports of ash logs and sawnwood still in effect

As we received recent requests for information on the situation of ash imports in China, we want to remind you that, as of 1 November 2013, China has banned the import of ashlogs and sawnwood from countries and regions in which the ash tree blight has occured... [more...]

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