Standing timber

The Swedish gross felling remained high during 2020 and amounted to just over 93.3 million m3 standing volume, according to preliminary statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. This is a small increase compared to 2019.

PRT Growing Services Ltd, the premier provider of critical growing services for container-grown forest seedlings in North America, and Instar Asset Management Inc. announced the closing of $90 million in green loan facilities led by Royal Bank of Canada and HSBC Bank Canada to support the Company’s acquisition by Insta...

AFRY has acquired MosaicMill Oy, a leading, Finland-based company that applies drone and satellite image data for forest inventory services. The company will be consolidated into AFRY from June 2021.

AFRY has acquired Simosol Oy, a Finland-based company that specialises in advanced simulation and optimisation solutions for forest and agricultural assets. Simosol Oy will be consolidated into AFRY from June 2021.

Keta Kosman, Publisher of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, monitors lumber prices every day. She thinks we are in a new era for the economy. In the 1950s, there was much infrastructure building, it was all a huge boom for the economy for two decades. We're in a similar situation right now, she says. The U.S. administration i...

InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. has acquired PRT Growing Services Ltd., a leading reforestation logistics provider with operations across North America, from TriWest Capital Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Metsä Group and forest owners planted 270 million seedlings in Finnish forests between 2010 and 2020. This summer, the figure will increase by more than 35 million seedlings. Metsä Group supplies forest owners with native tree species that occur naturally in Finland. This year, forest owners have acquired more than 35 ...