Roundwood/Sawnwood

Moelven Eidsvold Værk to close at start of 2020

14.11.2019 − Norwegian sawmill and industrial planing mill Moelven Eidsvold Værk is to shut down in the first quarter of 2020. » more

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Södra’s operating result more than halved in Q3

12.11.2019 − At 512m SEK, the operating result of Swedish Södra in the third quarter was less than half the figure for last year.» more

Great Pacific can take over Canfor in full

11.11.2019 − The special committee set up by Canfor has advocated a full takeover of the group by the Jim Pattison Group company Great Pacific Capital. » more

Canfor continued to make a loss in third quarter

08.11.2019 − At -124.0m CAD, the operating result of Canfor remained in the red in the third quarter.» more

Roundwood prices still heading downhill in Sweden

07.11.2019 − The high supply of beetle-damaged wood and the general pressure exerted on prices and from volumes on the markets for sawnwood and pulp put roundwood prices under pressure in Sweden, too, in the third quarter.» more

Poland: slight increase in lumber production

06.11.2019 − In September softwood lumber production by Polish sawmills increased by 2% vis à vis the comparative month of last year to 237,000m³.» more

Metsä Wood opens in the UK second terminal

28.10.2019 − The business unit "Metsä Wood" within the Finnish Metsä Group opens a new lumber terminal in Ipswich/Suffolk, southeast England, on 1 November. » more

Stora Enso suspending cutting at Uimaharju sawmill

28.10.2019 − Stora Enso is halting cutting operations at its Uimaharju facility for two months to start with.» more

Bergs Timber reducing spruce sawnwood output

25.10.2019 − Bergs Timber will be reducing the output of spruce sawnwood from its Swedish sawmills by 35,000 m³ over the next few months. » more

Germany: Planed lumber exports remain at high level

25.10.2019 − Following an increase of 19% in the first quarter, German exports of planed lumber - at a total of 575,607m³ - were 8% above last year’s figure in the second quarter.» more

Skogsstyrelsen anticipating felled volume of 94m m³

24.10.2019 − The Swedish Forest Agency (Skogsstyrelsen) is expecting the volume of timber felled in Sweden in 2019 to rise by 0.6 % against last year to 94m m³.» more

Romsilva to harvest 9.5 m³ of roundwood in 2020

23.10.2019 − The Romanian national forest administration Regia Nationala a Padurilor (Romsilva) is planning to harvest 9.5m m³ of roundwood in 2020. » more

Beech exports to China down for 4th quarter in a row

18.10.2019 − The decline in German beech roundwood exports to China has meanwhile been continuing for over one year. » more

Almost 1m m³ of softwood already exported to China

17.10.2019 − The figures produced by Destatis, the federal statistics office, record high growth rates for German softwood log exports for the second quarter as well.» more

14% decline in Russian softwood roundwood exports

15.10.2019 − In the second quarter Russian exports of softwood logs decreased by 14% vis à vis the comparative quarter of last year to 2.294m m³. » more

Danzer subsidiary considers sale of forest land in USA

11.10.2019 − US-based Danzer Forestland, which belongs to Danzer Holding, is examining the sale of forest land in the USA.» more

Pfeifer to invest around 10.5m € in Uelzen by 2021

11.10.2019 − Pfeifer Group wants to invest a total of around 10.5m € in extending and modernising the facility of Pfeifer Holz in Uelzen by 2021. » more

Official start of construction of new Juodeliai sawmill

11.10.2019 − The official laying of the foundation stone for the new building of Lithuanian Juodeliai took place on 5 September.» more

Conversion work begun by Javorice softwood sawmill

08.10.2019 − Czech Javorice began work on refitting the sawing facilities in summer this year.» more

Decline in beech lumber exports to China

08.10.2019 − In the second quarter beech lumber exports to China decreased only moderately vis à vis last year, by 4% to 41,875m³.» more

63% of Russian sawnwood exports are delivered to China

07.10.2019 − In the second quarter Russian exports of softwood lumber to China increased by 10% vis à vis last year’s comparative quarter to 5.369m m³.» more

NAFTA panel declares ITC decision unfounded

04.10.2019 − The NAFTA panel has declared the reason given by the ITC for imposing antidumping and countervailing duty on Canadian sawn softwood imports into the USA as unfounded.» more

Swedish exports to north Africa increase by 12%

01.10.2019 − Swedish exports of softwood lumber and planed lumber to north Africa increased by 12% in the second quarter vis à vis the comparative quarter of last year to 579,000m³.» more

Egger selling subsector of forest subsidiary in UK

30.09.2019 − The forest enterprise Egger Forestry belonging to Egger UK, is selling its “Forest Management” unit to RTS which is active in the same sector, on 1 October.» more

Increased demand for sawn softwood in France

30.09.2019 − The level of demand for sawn softwood was satisfactory in France in the second quarter.» more

Finnish softwood lumber exports increased by 2%

27.09.2019 − In the second quarter Finnish exports of softwood lumber increased by 2% vis à vis the comparative quarter of last year to 2.421m m³. » more

Deterioration in Swedish sawmills’ earnings position

27.09.2019 − The earnings position of Swedish sawmills is likely to continue to deteriorate due decaying sawnwood prices. » more

Northern Swedish Norrskog and Norra want to merge

26.09.2019 − Norrskog and Norra Skogsägarna, two associations of forest owners in northern Sweden, will propose a merger to their members. » more

Vida investing 14m SEK in Urshult sawmill

26.09.2019 − Vida is investing 14m SEK in modernising its Urshult sawmill.» more

27 % more roundwood felled by Russian Titan Group

23.09.2019 − The forest enterprises of the northern Russian Titan Group felled 663,500 m³ of roundwood in the second quarter; this equates to an increase of 27 % against the same quarter of last year.» more