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Eacom Timber Corporation invests $8.9M in Elk Lake (Canada) sawmill upgrade

19 April 2021 ` 21:06  
Eacom Timber Corporation announces an investment of $8.9 million to equip its Elk Lake sawmill with a new, state-of-the art continuous dry kiln (CDK). Expected to be fully operational by early fall, the CDK will allow for continuous...

In 2020, China reduced imports of sawnwood by 11%

16 April 2021 ` 17:25  
According to data from China’s Customs, 2020 sawnwood imports totalled 33.86 million m³ valued at $7.68 billion, a year on year decrease of 11% both in volume and in value. Of total sawnwood imports, sawn softwood imports fell...

Tesla truck test for timber transport

14 April 2021 ` 17:12  
As part of a pilot project in Canada, Tesla Semis are used to transport wood. Mosaic Forest Management, a forestry company based on Vancouver Island, intends to use electrification to pave the way for emission-free transport. Mosaic explains...

Metrie acquires Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company

28 December 2020 ` 11:28  
Metrie, a North American manufacturer and distributor of interior millwork, has announced its acquisition of Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Company, collectively known as Pac Trim, located in Rocklin, Calif., and Edmonton, AB, respectively. Metrie...

Norbord to restart OSB mill in Canada

15 December 2020 ` 19:05  
Norbord announced as part of their flexible operating strategy and in response to increased customer demand that they intend to restart production at their Chambord, Quebec OSB mill in the spring of 2021. Peter Wijnbergen, Norbord’s President &...

Sharp rise in Canadian sawn timber production

10 December 2020 ` 16:01  
Sawn timber production in Canada increased 9.2% from August 2020 to 5 103.7 thousand m³ in September 2020. Production was 11.8% higher than in September 2019. Canadian sawmills shipped 4 881.2 thousand m³ of sawn timber in September 2020, up 6.3% from August 2020 and up 1.2% from September 2019.

US reduces antidumping duties on Canadian timber

3 December 2020 ` 18:24  
The U.S. Department of Commerce reduced its penalties against imports of Canadian timber, primarily from B.C. producers, in the softwood timber dispute. An administrative review of countervailing and anti-dumping duties reduced the tariffs to an average of 9%...

Canadian sawn timber production rises sharply in May 2020

17 August 2020 ` 17:49  
Canada’s sawn timber production increased 24.7% from April 2020 to 4.36 million m³ in May 2020. Production was 18.7% lower than in May 2019, as Statistics Canada reported. Canadian sawmills shipped 4.1 million m³ of sawn timber in...

Interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners

21 July 2020 ` 11:01  
The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average rate of 13% per annum, or +3.3 million metric tons a year (hereinafter all numbers are quoted in metric tons – Note by WhatWood), while the growth...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...