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Norbord to curtail one OSB production line due to poor market conditions and demand

Norbord Inc. announced that effective mid-November, it will indefinitely curtail production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented [...]

Europe’s largest wood pellet producer concludes acquisition of former German Pellets assets in US

Acquisition of the Texas Pellets pellet manufacturing plant offers a possibility to increase the group´s production capacity up to [...]

US hardwood producers looking to sell more to India

According to the latest statistics, U.S. hardwood lumber shipped to India from January to August of this year increased [...]

BC company signs major deal to export wood pellets to Japan

A British Columbia company has signed an agreement to provide 100,000 tonnes of wood pellets to fuel a biomass [...]

Video: BC curtailments don’t impact retail prices

Despite several curtailments for different BC lumber producers, the impacts of them have yet to be felt in the retail [...]

Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties

B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through [...]

US softwood lumber price lost ground

The price of benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodity Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr [...]

Where will the Chinese furniture exports be redirected as trade war with US hit shipments and prices?

Just as the American hardwood industry has long been worried about the "eggs" that put more than one-half of [...]

Trump to suspend tariff hike on Chinese imports

President Trump said Friday the government had reach a “phase one” trade agreement with China and won’t be moving [...]