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Lumber prices in the US still rising

Framing lumber prices in the US have started to regain stability last week, after steep double-digit losses the previous [...]

Angelina Forest Products plans to build $100 million sawmill in 2019

Angelina Forest Products announces plan to build a $100 million sawmill in Lufkin, Texas, US. This is part of a [...]

US housing starts at the highest level since 2007

New residential construction in the US reported a significant rise in May, according to data released by the US Commerce [...]

Norbord was the best wood-based panel manufacturer in the world for Q1/2018

Canadian panel manufacturer Norbord stood out once again among its peers recording the best performance figures for Q1/2018 period [...]

Amazon likely to become no.1 furniture retailer in the United States

Wayfair, the largest specialized online furniture retailer in the U.S., redoubled its efforts in search and TV advertising last [...]

Wood pellet production in the US on the rise

Pellet production in the US amounted to 406,380 tonnes of pellets for the heating market and 1,431m tonnes [...]

Lumber prices in the US kept on plummeting during last week

Prices for framing lumber in the US continued to go down, but in some cases the drops drew in buyers [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise while Canadian output falls

US sawmills produce 8.557 bbf of softwood lumber in first three months of 2018, up 2.7% year-over [...]

Overview and outlook of the U.S. plywood market

The U.S. plywood market totaled 13.1M cubic metres in 2017, a decline of 3.1M cubic metres (or [...]