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British Columbia’s lumber production expected to drop 22% by 2023

By 2023, the B.C. Interior’s harvest will be 20 per cent lower than it was before the mountain [...]

U.S. lumber prices continue to move up, but pace of growth slower

Sales of framing lumber in U.S. geared down, as buyers had covered many of their needs prior to the [...]

Pinnacle and Tolko to build a new wood pellet production facility

The facility is expected to have a run-rate production capacity of 170,000 to 200,000 metric tons per [...]

Binderholz plans to double sales to the US market in the next three years

Austrian Binderholz is planning to boost its US business through a holding company established specifically for this purpose. Binderholz US [...]

US wood industry counts cost of trade dispute with China

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

West Fraser announces curtailments in Alberta

Today, West Fraser announced a temporary, two-week suspension of production at its Alberta Plywood operations and High Prairie sawmill [...]

Vietnam shows increasing hunger for American wood

Vietnam has been moving towards building a sustainable wood processing industry that uses legal materials in accordance with international and [...]

US lumber prices continue rising trend at the end of June

The frenzied pace of trading in many US framing lumber species in recent weeks gave way to a calmer tone [...]

China’s imports of US forest products were down 43% in January-April 2019

The flow of lumber, logs and pulp from the US to China has fallen sharply since the US government initiated [...]