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Australia’s woodchip industry hit by US-China trade war as shipments cancelled

Australia's $1.4-billion plantation woodchip industry has been dragged into the US-China trade war, with a number [...]

U.S. slaps China with antidumping duties on wooden cabinets of up to 250%

The U.S. trade conflict with China may not have spared the kitchen sink, or even kitchen cabinets, as Washington [...]

Falling profits for North American sawmills in the past year

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices [...]

Largest US hardwood supplier to close a sawmill due to trade war with China

The largest North American hardwood supplier will close one of its Washington sawmills because of the U.S.-China trade [...]

US softwood lumber prices down slightly last week

Drama unfolded large in downtown Vancouver last week, where was being held the Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual meeting [...]

SmartLam aims to become North America’s largest CLT producer

SmartLam aims to produce 17.2 million cubic feet of annual CLT production by 2022. Smartlam says that it has [...]

The 67th International Softwood Conference 2019 to be organized in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

US wood pellet produces to increase wood pellet prices; Canadian prices stable

For September 2019, Canadian wholesale and retail wood pellet prices are as-yet unchanged from the summer low-season. However [...]