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West Fraser to further reduce lumber production

West Fraser, reduce, lumber production, lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, United States, Canada

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, West Fraser is providing an update on production adjustments implemented to address changing operating, supply chain and market conditions. Effective April 6, West Fraser will further reduce its SPF production by 30 to 40 million board feet of production per week which represents between 45% and …

Swedish Forest Agency: Increase in harvesting expected in 2019

Swedish wood, Swedish Forest Agency, gross felling, sawn wood, pulp, round wood, wood chips, harvest

Harvesting in Sweden is expected to increase this year, showing a forecast from the Swedish Forest Agency. If the forecast stands, it is the highest figure since 2007. Gross felling in 2019 is estimated to be 94 million forest cubic metres, slightly more than 2018 when preliminary gross felling was less than 93.5 million cubic metres. There are …

Wood Fibre Costs for Pulp Manufacturers Up Over Past Two Years

Wood Fibre, Pulp

The cost of wood fibre for the world’s pulp industry has trended upward for over two years because of higher demand and a tightening regional supply of wood fibre. From the 1Q/17 to the 1Q/19, prices for pulplogs and wood chips (in the local currencies) have gone up in all 17 countries tracked by the WRQ. The only exception has been in …

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