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North American softwood lumber prices surge at year end

A huge disruption to transportation for most of November from the critical lumber producing basket of the British Columbia interior [...]

Slowdown in China’s softwood log consumption indicates market correction

Demand for softwood logs in China remained favorable during the third quarter (Q3) of the year, despite seasonally lower consumption [...]

Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties

Canada is challenging the U.S.’s decision last month to double the tariffs on most Canadian softwood lumber shipments [...]

European, US demand for wood products boosted global lumber trade in 2021

This year, the strong demand for wood products in Europe and North America has increased lumber trade during the first [...]

Teal Jones to build large sawmill in Louisiana

Teal Jones Group owners Tom and Dick Jones announced that the company is evaluating Bossier Parish, Louisiana, for a planned [...]

Sky-high lumber prices are back in North America

Builders are buying lumber while floods in British Columbia limited supplies. Cash prices are also very high. Pricing service Random [...]

Current trends in the global forest industry

Record-high lumber prices in North America and Europe have moved both sawlog demand and values to some of their [...]

Canfor to acquire Millar Western Forest Products

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement with Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. to acquire the company’s solid wood [...]

Will lumber prices rise in 2022?

No matter which way you look at it, 2021 was hardly a typical year. Between supply chain shortages, inflation, the [...]