• Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 14:36

Universal Forest Products reports Q3 net earnings up 21% year-over-year

Universal Forest Products, Inc. reported record financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The company’s net sales rose 28 percent over the same quarter of 2016, ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2017 13:33

Myanmar closer to FLEGT-VPA

The Myanmar government has recently taken another step to join a EU-led agreement to combat illegal logging and forest management... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 18, 2017 10:07

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in August

Roundwood prices in Finland went up during August 2017, as compared to the same period last year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2017 08:56

South Africa: Meranti windows face tough competition in low medium income home segment

It is no surprise that domestic pine mills are seeing stock levels rise beyond anything they have experienced and sales prices are coming under pressure... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2017 15:02

US lumber production up by 2.9%

U.S. sawmills produced 19.709 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2017, a gain of 2.9% from 19.159 bbf in the same period of 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 17, 2017 11:30

FSC and global companies unveil the Vancouver Declaration

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) last week launched an ambitious new initiative to increase the use of materials from responsibly managed forests.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2017 11:07

Brazil: Hint of a recovery in domestic construction sector

Expectation of an economic recovery in 2018 with GDP forecast at 2% is good news for the Brazilian construction sector and the timber industry. Prospects have also brightened as investment in housing is ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 17, 2017 08:11

Arauco signs JV agreement with Belgian Etex Group

Arauco and Etex signed a partnership agreement to improve habitability and sustainability in construction with innovations in the development of dry construction solutions with wood for the home, building and remodeling markets... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 16, 2017 15:09

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 40, 2017

The recent surge in demand for framing lumber gave way to a modestly slower sales pace. Even so, many dry framing prices continued to climb, although in smaller increments.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 16, 2017 14:35

Indonesia: SVLK implementation needs to take account of realities faced by small craftsmen

Furniture makers in Jepara, Central Java recently met to discuss the constraints faced by small and medium enterprises in implementing the SVLK timber legality verification system... [more...]

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