Sawmilling

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2018 14:52

GTC German Timber Company GmbH with new ownership

Western Coast Enterprise Ltd (WCE), from Vancouver, BC, Canada, aquired GTC’s main shares end of March 2018. GTC sells European and American hardwood and softwood logs and lumber to customers in Middle and Far Eastern markets. WCE is manufacturing and trading ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 20, 2018 14:27

Bergs Timber agrees to acquire Norvik’s timber operations in Baltics and UK

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Bergs Timber’s main owner, Norvik, Norway, acquiring a number of companies within the Norvik Group with operations in Latvia, Estonia and the United Kingdom.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 20, 2018 10:24

China: Quarantine for imported logs from Japan

According to Zhejiang Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 11 insects pests have been found in logs imported from Japan through Huzhou Port... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 19, 2018 14:10

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in February again with a clear upward trend

After a stagnation period in December and January, German producer prices for commercial wood products in February show a clear upward trend... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 13:06

Södra almost doulbes the operationg profit for Q1/2018

Södra reported highly robust operating profit of SEK 938 million (490) for the first quarter of 2018, up more than 90 percent compared with the year-earlier period... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 19, 2018 09:54

Ghana/ EU test FLEGT license shipment

Late last year Ghana tested the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing system for timber export to Europe... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2018 09:15

Parquet: European markets in positive mood, except of Germany

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 4 April 2018 and discussed amongst others both the parquet situation and recent economic indicators on the European market. The European markets are generally in a positive mood and ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2018 08:40

Roseburg completed acquisition of Pembroke MDF in Canada

Roseburg Forest Products announced on April 9, 2018 that it had completed the purchase from Pembroke of a medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 18, 2018 07:52

Canadian sawmills produced more lumber in January

Canadian lumber production increased by 20.8% in January as compared to December, up to 5 829.2 thousand cubic metres... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 17, 2018 09:05

Myanmar: Sharp decline in timber exports

Statistics from Ministry of Commerce show that the country exported US$11.9 billion during the period 1April 2017 to 28 February this year.... [more...]

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