• Forestry
  • July 16, 2018 14:48

Western US sawmills produce 8.8% more lumber in January-May 2018

Sawmills in the Western U.S. produced 6.177 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2018, a gain of 8.8% from 5.677 bbf a year earlier... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 16, 2018 10:32

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 28, 2018

Trading in framing lumber picked up only modestly from the previous holiday-distracted week. Sales were most liquid early on, with an annual industry gathering in Coeur d’Alene... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 16, 2018 08:53

Setra reports growth in profit for first half of year

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 233 million (90) for the first half of 2018. Net sales totalled SEK 2,359 million (2,082)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 13, 2018 13:10

Rising optimism in Danish timber trade

According to the Danish Timber Trade Federation, Denmark is enjoying 2% annual GDP growth and its construction sector is optimistic again after several years of crisis. The timber sector is benefitting accordingly with a rise in both import and consumption of wood products, both from within and outside the EU... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 13, 2018 09:43

Valutec to deliver continuous kiln to Pleasant River Lumber, USA

Pleasant River Lumber of Maine, USA, is the first company in North America to invest in TC continuous kilns from Valutec. Since it was founded, Valutec has delivered more than 4,000 lumber kilns to sawmills around the world and with this new agreement, TC continuous kilns will be installed and operational on three continents... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 13, 2018 09:08

Russia: lumber export value 17.8% up in Jan-Apr 2018

In January-May 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 13, 2018 06:44

Vietnam's wood products exports up 12.8% in H1/2018

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture estimates the export value of Vietnam's most important forest products to be $ 4.3 billion. Wood products accounted for the vast majority of $ 4.1 billion, an increase of 12.7% over the same period last year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 12, 2018 12:09

Conifex completes acquisition of two mills in US

Conifex Timber has completed the acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas, USA... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 12, 2018 10:22

Brazil: Furniture output shows healthy growth

April was a good month for the Brazilian furniture industry as output increased across the country... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 10, 2018 13:44

Leuco receives two German Innovation Awards

On June 6, 2018 at the Technikmuseum in Berlin, Leuco received two German Innovation Awards, one for the “Leuco p-System” milling cutter and another for the “Leuco nn-System” circular saw blade highlighting Leuco’s high degree of innovation in support of the woodworking industry... [more...]

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