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Domotex comes to USA in 2019

Hannover Fairs USA announced today that it will debut Domotex USA focused on the American residential floor covering industry in [...]

US softwood lumber prices fall at the beginning of December

Demand for framing lumber was light last week. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader [...]

China regained share of US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]

US softwood lumber prices keep on rising

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species last week. Modest upward momentum [...]

China: No more log fumigation at Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production by 25 million bf due to production curtailments

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

423 million m3 of wood harvested from worldwide FSC certified forests

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

Western Forest Products acquires Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Western has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets [...]