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Martco starts production at 750,000 m3/yr OSB plant in Corrigan, Texas

Martco’s new OSB plant in Corrigan, Texas, has been completed. On April 24, at 10:18 a.m., the [...]

Affordability and supply affect the US housing market

Multi-family housing construction drove the growth in housing starts in March, according to the latest data release by the [...]

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings to export wood pellets to Japan

On May 2, Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. released first quarter 2018 financial results, reporting it generated record first quarter revenue [...]

Barlinek plans to enter the US market

The Polish parquet manufacturer Barlinek apparently wants to expand into the USA. As reported by company circles, the company intends [...]

Universal Forest Products buys four companies

Universal Forest Products recently acquired four companies with a combined $50 million in annual sales.    Matt [...]

Forestry companies in Canada see great increase as share prices soar awaiting the lumber supercycle

The major forestry companies in Canada are experiencing important growth as their share prices increase, despite the trade dispute with [...]

Lumber market in the US driven by increased demand; prices boomed

The framing lumber in the US was mainly driven by an increased seasonal demand during last week. This made the [...]

Exports of logs to China under threat due to phytosanitary requirements

The National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) has been made aware of a developing situation involving the exports of logs to [...]

US EPA declares biomass energy carbon neutral

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared biomass from managed forests as carbon neutral when burned for energy production [...]