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AB Karl Hedin to expand Krylbo sawmill
07 January, 2021
Swedish sawmiller AB Karl Hedin intends to build a new planing mill, extra storage capacity and further timber kiln drying facilities at its sawmill in Krylbo, Avesta.
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Sodra to sell prefabricated timber house division
Thursday, January 07, 2021 Sodra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion with a completion date set for March 1, 2021.
HS Timber Group to build new Belarus sawmill
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 HS Timber Group subsidiary HS Belacon LLC is to construct an €84m sawmill in the Belarusian region of Grodno.
Sawmiller James Jones purchases Scottish windfarm
Tuesday, December 08, 2020 UK sawmiller James Jones & Sons has acquired the UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm together with London-based specialist asset manager Gresham House Asset Management.
BSW acquires the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 BSW has today acquired the Building and Supply Solutions division of SCA Wood UK, which includes the manufacture and distribution of timber and associated products to the home improvement and builders merchant sectors.
West Fraser to acquire Norbord and create global wood products leading group
Thursday, November 19, 2020 West Fraser has announced plans to acquire Norbord in a US$3.1bn takeover in what is a giant move in the global wood products arena.
Setra plans to ramp up production in response to global demand
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Swedish sawmilling group Setra plans to fully ramp up production during the autumn in response to strong demand and product shortages on global markets.
Holmen acquisition of Martinsons gets green light
Monday, September 14, 2020 Holmen’s agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products, has been given the green light by the Swedish Competition Authority.
Stora Enso wood product sales dip 16% in Q2
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Stora Enso’s wood product sales dipped by 16% in Q2, 2020 to €347m mainly due to lower deliveries negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and lower classic sawn prices.
Setra maintains full sawmill production
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Swedish sawmiller Setra says COVID-19 is continuing to cause uncertainty but it has succeeded in maintaining full sawmill production without furloughing any employees.
Coillte delivers strong 2019 results but warns on Covid-19 and timber availability
Thursday, July 02, 2020 Irish state forester Coillte has posted strong 2019 financial results but warned that Covid-19, issues with approving felling licences and Brexit are impacting timber availability and economic performance this year.
Bergs to sell Swedish sawmills to Vida
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Bergs Timber has signed an agreement to sell its Bergs’ Swedish sawmill business to Vida for SEK400m.
TTJ webinar on Covid-19 crisis to air this Thursday
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 TTJ’s first webinar Coming out of Covid-19: Timber industry adapting for the Future will be aired on Thursday May 21 at 3pm UK time.
TTJ Awards 2020 voting underway
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 The digital voting process for the TTJ Awards voted categories is now underway.
New TTF report finds timber supply chain well stocked for return to construction
Friday, May 01, 2020 A new report by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has found that the UK timber supply chain is well stocked and ready to support a return to construction.
Stora Enso records lower Q1 wood product sales
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Stora Enso’s wood product division has reported a 16% dip in Q1 sales and a 7.4% fall in Q1 deliveries to 1,082,000m3, compared to Q1 2019.
“Resilience and flexibility” key at current time, says Woodbois Ltd
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 African sawmilling and veneer business WoodBois Ltd has reported a 10% increase in Q1 revenue to US$4.9m.
Swedish sawmiller Setra cuts production by 20%
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Swedish sawmiller Setra plans to cut back production by 20% over coming months in response to declining demand, primarily in Central Europe and the UK.
Vastern Timber partly resumes operations
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 UK sawmiller Vastern Timber has partly resumed work at its Wiltshire sawmills after being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus crisis.
ETTF and EOS take stock of Covid-19 impact on European timber industry
Monday, April 20, 2020 Construction sectors in Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavia have been performing better than the UK, Spain, Italy and France during the coronavirus crisis, says the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) and European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS).

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