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Sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the Q3, compared to the Q2 of 2018. The prices are increasing in all of Sweden. The price of sawlog increased the most in the central region with 8.4%, while prices rose by...

SCA Wood's new planing mill in Tunadal was inaugurated on Wednesday 31st of October. The investment in Tunadals planing mill of 80 million SEK means increased productivity and better prerequisites for product development and innovations. The new planing mill comes with a lot of benefits, with...

According to a recent forecast from the Swedish Forestry Agency the gross felling in 2018 is estimated to be 92.1 million cubic metre. It is slightly more than 2017 when the gross felling was 90.9 million cubic metre. The forecast is based on several different sources,...

Marking the beginning of a 5-year education plan for the East Anglia Timber Trade Association (EATTA), three key university lecturers from the Eastern region travelled to Sweden to update their knowledge of today’s timber production on 13-15th September 2018. The visit was arranged by EATTA as...

On Tuesday 7th March 2018, over 120 leading suppliers, importers and traders of softwood products across the UK and Europe gathered at the UK Softwood Conference 2018 held in the magnificent venue of 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. The event - formerly known as Shippers' Breakfast Meeting...

This article is by TTF Managing Director David Hopkins. It firstly appeared on the Timber Trades Journal November 2017 Issue. The recent legal cases concerning breaches of the European Timber Regulation, in the UK and in the Netherlands, are a stark reminder of the timber sector’s obligations...

"The triggering of Article 50 this week has started the long process of negotiation and withdrawal from the EU which could have major implications for the timber industry. It was good to see, therefore, that the formal letter dispatched by hand to President Tusk was far...