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More curtailments in BC announced by Canfor and Western Forest Products

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood. The majority of mills [...]

Canada has filed appeal against WTO’s April ruling in softwood lumber dispute with US

Canada has appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling in a case it lost in April that would [...]

US lumber prices continue to fall in June

  Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of production. Demand [...]

How many BC sawmills have taken downtime so far?

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C.  For [...]

US DoC must take another look at its tariff calculation of hardwood plywood imported from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce must take another look at its tariff calculation of hardwood plywood imported from China [...]

Canadian lumber industry struggles with trade disputes and climate change

    The Canadian softwood lumber industry has to handle two of the biggest challenges in its history [...]

West Fraser to curtail production at five sawmills

West Fraser announced temporary production curtailments during which all mill activities will be curtailed for one week in June at [...]