logo.gif

Wood Matters

Log Market - July

July’s At-Wharf-Gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand are relatively unchanged from June prices. However, some exporters have strategically changed some prices of various grades and lengths, but the overall average price remains unchanged.

READ MORE

Quick Six - July

Following are our six topics of recent forestry related news items that we have chosen to share with you for this month. We hope you find them informative, educational and enlightening.

READ MORE

Clarky's Comment - Mud and Logs – A big problem

Other than best practice during a harvest phase my single piece of advice to both forest landowners and to those living and cropping on the flood plains below our steep hill country is to check your insurance policies. You may need to call on them!

READ MORE

Log Market - June

The European and USA markets continue to have strong demand for clear lumber produced by New Zealand mills. The domestic demand for clear lumber remains steady apart from the decking sector which experienced a disappointing decking season.

READ MORE

Pre-planting workshop

This year’s annual PF Olsen annual pre-start planting workshop was held on the 14th of May at Ngongotaha Bowling Club.

READ MORE

Quick Six - June

This month we introduce the Quick Six as a regular monthly feature. These are six topics of recent forestry related news items that we have chosen to share with you. We hope you find them informative, educational and enlightening.

READ MORE

Clarky's Comment - Expanding Domestic Wood Processing in New Zealand

On 26th April MPI sponsored a facilitated workshop to get ideas from industry leaders on how to achieve more domestic wood processing. While many well-canvassed issues were reaffirmed, the very fact that so many forest growers and processor leaders were willing to participate alongside each other and officials was a sign that the opportunities are real.

READ MORE

Log Market - May

New Zealand mills producing sawn timber from unpruned logs report steady domestic sales while not as spectacular as last year in some regions.

READ MORE

See how you could benefit from PF Olsen services