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Katerra inaugurates the largest cross-laminated timber plant in North America

Engineered wood and building development giant Katerra's new cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam plant is now open in [...]

US-China trade war hits the French oak market: prices for logs at auctions down sharply this year

The euphoria that characterized France's oak market in 2017-2018 is now about to end. This is one of [...]

Weak market for US hardwoods in China

In September, the market trend of US hardwood still shows no obvious improvement in the Chinese market.     [...]

Tolko to reduce stud lumber capacity by 20%

Tolko announced that it is implementing a flexible operating footprint at its Soda Creek and Armstrong stud lumber mills. This [...]

US lumber prices on the recovery road this autumn

Compared to historical trends, this week’s WSPF KD 2×4 #2&Btr price is up +$11 relative to [...]

Georgia-Pacific to invest $70 million for upgrades at its plywood and lumber mill in Arkansas

Georgia-Pacific is investing $70 million for upgrades to its plywood and lumber operations in Gurdon, Arkansas.     [...]

Weyerhaeuser to sell its Michigan timberlands for US$ 300 million

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell its 555,000 acres of Michigan timberlands to Lyme Great Lakes Holding LLC [...]

British Columbia’s forestry industry crisis is worsening

British Columbia's forestry industry is going through a deeper crisis, led mostly by high log prices and low timber [...]

Tolko to curtail BC lumber mill indefinitely; citing high log costs and poor market conditions

Tolko Industries announced that, due to continued high log costs and poor North American market conditions, it will curtail its [...]