28.06.2012 − Leading suppliers of harvesters and forwarders have been registering decreasing receipts of orders since the start of this year.
28.06.2012 − The northwest Russian sawmill company Kharovsklesprom has ordered sawmilling machinery from the Swedish plant manufacturer Söderhamn Eriksson.
25.06.2012 − Following what had already been a mainly weak trend in 2011, lumber activities among Scandinavian concerns have shown virtually no recovery in the first quarter of 2012.
20.06.2012 − According to central European shippers, growth has so far been good in the volumes changing hands on the North African and Middle Eastern softwood lumber markets in the second quarter.
19.06.2012 − The price increases of €10-15/m³ announced for Scandinavian softwood lumber in Spain in April have now been unable to be pushed through nationwide after all.
15.06.2012 − The upward trend in industrial-timber and roundwood prices which has now been evident in Finland since the beginning of the year continued until the end of May.
15.06.2012 − From the perspective of Baltic sawmills, selling possibilities for spruce and pine lumber on most European sales markets in May have shown a weaker trend than had originally been expected.
14.06.2012 − The Canadian timber concern Canfor started a total investment in May 2012 of roughly Can$40m in the modernisation of the Radium and Canal Flats sawmills in British Columbia.
13.06.2012 − Holzwerke Gmach is to continue making planed products, wood for gardens and single and multi-layer glued softwood timber after filing for insolvency with the Regensburg District Court on 1 June 2012.
11.06.2012 − Both imports of softwood lumber into Switzerland and exports by Swiss softwood-lumber sawmills in the first four months of 2012 showed year-on-year decline.
10.06.2012 − According to preliminary figures from Eurostat, Estonian softwood-lumber exports in the first quarter of 2012 showed year-on-year growth of 18% to 169,308 m³.
08.06.2012 − Current information suggests that two chipping lines in a sawmill hall run by Holzwerke Pröbstl were completely destroyed by a major fire in the early hours of 31 May 2012.
08.06.2012 − Demand for Siberian larch lumber in Germany and on other Central European markets was sluggish in May.
06.06.2012 − Representatives of Central European sawmills anticipate that German and Austrian softwood lumber output will fall by an average of 15-20% in June and July compared with the average of years past.
03.06.2012 − The purchasing competition on the softwood sawlog market has intensified in the course of the last few week in Great Britain, as sawmills continue producing at relatively high levels. From what market insiders say,...
02.06.2012 − German softwood lumber exports dropped by 11% year-over-year to 1.183 million m³ in the first quarter of 2012, according to the Federal Statistical Office.
01.06.2012 − The price established by the US information service Random Lengths for the benchmark grade of western SPF 2x4 #2&Btr KD for 18 May 2012 was roughly 41% higher than last year’s level at $308/1,000 bdft.
01.06.2012 − The price hikes to the tune of £15-20/m³ demanded by various suppliers for softwood lumber deliveries in the second quarter of 2012 have not been fully implemented on the British market to date.
01.06.2012 − The Russian lumber producer JSC Red October has ordered a new sawmill facility with annual sawing capacity of 140,000 m³ of softwood roundwood in two-shift operation from Söderhamn Eriksson.