Demand for wood in Europe is currently high and likely to remain so. While Europe imports a relatively small amount of Russian logs (approximately 170,000 tonnes of softwood logs and almost 3.4 million tonnes of birch logs), other neighbouring countries
Building materials have run desperately short in the UK, leaving DIY projects in doubt and building companies under significant pressure. Timber increasing up to 377% in some regions alone. The BBC reports "The Federation of Master Builders said that some building
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2E0H439T0k Worldwide Construction Supply Chain & The Expansion of Offsite, a live podcast interview with The Honourable Richard Evans, Andrew Wilkinson hosted by Dave Cooper https://www.linkedin.com/in/davecooperlive/ in Colorado, USA, Monday 10th May 2021.
Think longterm, work collaboratively and don't be greedy. Wise 'idealistic' words but the reality is the timber industry is under significant pressure and it has got very ugly due to many reasons we are all aware. Wet weather, Covid backlog, fires,
“The lumber shortage spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic isn't letting up. It's quite the opposite: It's getting worse.” Dustin Jalbert, senior economist at Fastmarkets RISI, specialist in wood prices said "For some mills, this latest wave of COVID-19 from November to January