12.04.2017 − According to Swedish media reports, Swedish Bergs Timber is to take over the assets of the decommissioned Myresjö spruce sawmill owned by Rörvik Timber.
10.04.2017 − Since 17 March, Mario Ehlers has held responsibility for sales of softwood lumber of sawmills in Wismar and Landsberg as head of sales at Ilim Timber Europe.
07.04.2017 − Swedish Siljan recently placed an order with similarly Valutec Group for ten forklift-loaded drying kilns with a total annual capacity of around 120,000 m³ and 29 “Valmatics” control systems.
04.04.2017 − Swedish Holmen is taking over the Linghem sawmill and the associated planning works from Rörvik at a cost of SEK48m.
17.03.2017 − Problems facing Swedish suppliers concerning the processing of their softwood lumber exports to customers in Asia have further intensified over the course of the first quarter.
09.03.2017 − In 2016 Belarusian exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber increased by 37% vis à vis the preceding year to 1.467m m³.
06.03.2017 − After a probable figure of around 2.81 Mio m³ in 2016, a slight decline of 1.3% is anticipated demand for European lumber in Japan this year.
03.03.2017 − According to reports in Swedish media, Rörvik Timber terminated the employment contracts of the entire workforce of the two Boxholm and Myresjö sawmills on 23 February.
28.02.2017 − Finnish UPM-Kymmene recently placed an order with Swedish Valutec Group for an OTC-type progressive kiln for its Korkeakoski sawmill.
27.02.2017 − The prospect of import duty on Canadian softwood lumber deliveries has led to a massive increase in prices on the US softwood lumber market in the last few weeks.
20.02.2017 − Forest fires which broke out in central Chile in mid-January destroyed a total of 556,000 ha forest and grassland by the end of the month.
10.02.2017 − The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) will be supporting the Dasos Ireland Forestry Fund, established by Finnish Dasos Capital, with a total of €83.5m.
08.02.2017 − Rough-sawn softwood lumber production in the German sawmilling industry in the third quarter of 2016 was 2.0% lower than in the same quarter of the year before at 4.534m m³.