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  • Forestry
  • October 11, 2017 07:14

Ponsse and Epec to collaborate in Finland

Ponsse and Epec jointly establish a product development unit in Tampere Ponsse and Epec jointly establish a product development unit in Tampere The two companies have announce they will jointly establish a product development unit in Tampere, Finland... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 10, 2017 16:33

Canadian housing starts trend decreased in September

The trend in housing starts was 214,821 units in September 2017, compared to 220,573 units in August 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 10, 2017 12:42

EOS GA held last week in Hamburg

On 4 October 2017, the EOS General Assembly was held in the framework of the International Softwood conference (2017 ISC) in the city of Hamburg... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 10, 2017 11:00

Södra increases exports to China

Demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent... [more...]

  • Interior
  • October 10, 2017 08:26

World furniture production dominated by Top 200

Of the world’s 200 top furniture manufacturers, 40% are headquartered in the EU, 22% in North America, 31% in Asia Pacific, 2% in South America, and 2% in central Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 10, 2017 07:38

GeoDrone initiative in Sarawak

The Sarawak Forestry Corporation’s (SFC) new GeoDrone initiative will enhance its forest management activities, including monitoring and enforcement. Chief Minister Abang Johari ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 09, 2017 16:40

Advantage Trim & Lumber buys a new sawmill in Brazil

Advantage Trim & Lumber Company has recently purchased a new sawmill in Brazil, located just a few miles up the river from the company’s existing kiln-drying and processing plant.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 09, 2017 14:38

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 39, 2017

While the sales pace was not as brisk as in previous weeks, the run in many framing lumber prices held to a steady upward course. Some prices gained more sharply, with 2x6 in any grade of dimension and in studs often leading the way. Notable laggards were 2x4 studs... [more...]

  • Panels
  • October 09, 2017 13:37

Successful Global Flooring Alliance meeting in Vicenza

Last June, the Global Flooring Alliance (GFA) held its traditional 'Summer Meeting', this time in the beautiful Italian town of Vicenza. Important subjects were global and national market developments... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • October 09, 2017 07:54

Canadian housing market still booming, CETA now in force

Home construction in Canada continued at a fast pace driven by high consumer confidence and strong demand for housing. In August housing starts increased to 223,232 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate.... [more...]

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Stable Swedish softwood lumber exports

In May 2017, the Swedish sawmills exported the same amount of softwood lumber in sawn and planed form, as compared to the previous month... [ more...]

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