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Resolute Forest Products to invest nearly 13 million in La Doré wood products facilities in Canada

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced major investments totaling $12,956,700 in its La Doré wood products facilities, located in [...]

US lumber prices on the rise at the end of April

Framing lumber trading in the US rapidly increased during last week, while producers reacted with a firmer stance and higher [...]

Biggest lumber companies in North America increased production in 2017

The annual Wood Markets’ “Billion Board Foot Club” list of top global lumber companies showed further gains in production by [...]

Increased lumber prices in the US offsets the duties on Canadian softwood

The American lumber consumers are starting to feel the effects of the import duties on Canadian softwood. The strong demand [...]

Weyerhaeuser reaches $269 million net sales in Q1/2018

Weyerhaeuser reported Q1 2018 net earnings of $269 million (+71.3% YoY) on net sales of $1.87 billion (+10 [...]

BioPower Corporation to acquire former Rentech Atitokan wood pellet plant

BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation (BioPower) has announced the acquisition of the assets of the former Rentech pellet plant in Atikokan [...]

Increased lumber demand in the US moves prices a bit higher

The seasonal demand for lumber in the US helped producers regain command of the framing lumber market, and many prices [...]

Global MDF markets situation; consumption reaches 96,4 million m3

In 2017, the global MDF market amounted to 96.4 million m3, posting solid gains over the last ten years [...]

US decides not to go any further with Chinese plywood investigations

On February 15, four US plywood producers filed a petition at the US Department of Commerce complaining about the plywood [...]

Chinese wood products exports hit by Trump’s tariffs

The US Trade Representative has issued a list of products to which a 25% tariffs will be collected. The list [...]