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$50 million CLT plant to open in Ontario

Building upon the success of its existing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) plant and related engineering team in Quebec, mass timber [...]

Great Southern Wood Preserving to open sawmill in Alabama

Since 8 July, 2019 logs are delivered in the new sawmill Abbeville Fiber in Henry County in Southeast Alabama.   [...]

Norbord to reduce production to low OSB demand in US

Norbord Inc. announced that effective September 5th, Line 1 of its two-line oriented strand board (OSB) mill in Cordele [...]

Canfor to curtail an additional 75 million board feet of production capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation announced additional operating curtailments which will reduce production capacity by 75 million board feet between September 3rd and [...]

Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during H1/2019

Wood fiber costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest [...]

Arauco expands in North America with the acquisition of US MDF producer

Arauco announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Prime-Line Inc., a privately held U.S. manufacturer of [...]

Interfor CEO to step down at the end of the year

Forestry company Interfor Corp. says chief executive Duncan Davies will step down at the end of the year and be [...]

Arauco to cease particleboard operations in St. Stephens, Canada

Arauco North America has informed employees that particleboard operations will end in St. Stephen, Canada by the end of 2019 [...]

Wood starts to gradually replace concrete, as wooden skycrapers spread across the world

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]