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Premier Forest Products sells Crumlin sawmill to SDL
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Leading timber supplier Premier Forest Products has completed an agreement to sell the assets of their sawmill at Croespenmaen near Crumlin, South Wales to SDL Sawmills Ltd.
SCA reports weak demand for wood products
Wednesday, May 03, 2023 SCA’s wood division has recorded an 80% fall in Q1 EBITDA to SEK123m compared to a year ago.
Setra sees negative margins in Q1
Wednesday, May 03, 2023 Wood products company Setra has reported an operating loss of SEK-64m (2022 Q1: SEK480m) for Q1, 2023.
Stora Enso wood products division records loss in Q1, 2023
Wednesday, May 03, 2023 Forest Products giant Stora Enso has reported a challenging environment for its wood products division with a Q1 operating loss being recorded by the business unit.
Ziegler acquires Romanian sawmill site
Thursday, April 20, 2023 Germany’s Ziegler Group is set to acquire the Romanian sawmill Sebeș from Austria’s HS Timber Group.
Voting is open in TTJ Awards 2023
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Voting for this year’s TTJ Awards is firmly underway and the votes are rolling in across the wood product industry categories.
Softwood imports see a strong start to 2023, says TDUK
Monday, April 17, 2023 Timber Development UK’s latest reports on timber markets says 2023 started on a high for softwood, with volumes up 12% compared to January 2022.
Pfeifer’s Chanovice sawmill increases efficiency
Monday, April 17, 2023 The Austrian Pfeifer Group has now invested more than €100m in the modernization of the infrastructure at the Chanovice sawmill since acquiring the facility in 2016.
TTJ Awards voting goes live on April 5
Tuesday, April 04, 2023 The voting for this year’s TTJ Awards gets underway on April 5 and will run until June 19.
Signals point to potential market improvement in the spring, says Sweden’s Bergs
Wednesday, February 08, 2023 Swedish wood products manufacturer Bergs says 2022 was a decent year despite the weak timber market in the final six months of the period.
Austrian sawmiller Pfeifer completes takeover of Finnish producer
Monday, February 06, 2023 Austrian wood products giant Pfeifer has successfully completed the acquisition of the largest private wood processing company in northern Finland, Pölkky Oy.
SCA reports 2022 annual results
Monday, February 06, 2023 SCA’s wood division saw a 30% fall in EBITDA in 2022 compared to 2021, which it blamed on lower selling prices and higher costs.
Setra reports SEK-69m operating loss in Q4 2022
Monday, February 06, 2023 Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating loss of SEK-69m (2021 Q4: SEK369m) for Q4 of 2022.
Softwood trade adopts ultra-cautious approach
Friday, February 03, 2023 The economic backdrop is troubling traders but they are finding their way through and some agents and shippers are reporting more interest for February and March shipments. Jerry Wilson reports
Stora Enso sees 7% dip in 2022 Wood Products division sales
Thursday, February 02, 2023 Stora Enso’s Wood Products division saw a 7% sales decrease in the full year 2022, the company said in latest financial results statement.
TTJ to celebrate 150th anniversary in 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ)!
Net Zero roadmap for timber sector debuts
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 A new timber industry net zero roadmap shows the timber supply chain is responsible for 1,575,356 tonnes CO2 equivalent (e) territorial emissions – which is about 0.35% of the UK total.
TDUK charts the shift in UK timber imports patterns
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 The latest timber import statistics from Timber Development UK (TDUK) chart a “considerable” shift in timber trading patterns in 2022, with the Republic of Ireland, Latvia, and China supplying significant volumes to the UK.
African mills feel the effects of reduced Chinese demand
Friday, December 16, 2022 African sawmill and plywood facility operators are encountering significant difficulties due to reduction in demand from the Chinese market, according to the latest bulletin from the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO).

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