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Canadian lumber companies lose millions due to US tariffs

U.S. duties introduced on softwood lumber imports from Canada determined a lot of financial difficulties to Canadian lumber companies [...]

Trump Administration to impose 10% tariffs on imports of wood flooring from China

Wood flooring is included in a new list of 10 percent tariffs proposed for Chinese products by the Trump administration [...]

Rex Lumber set to break ground at new sawmill in Troy, Alabama

Rex Lumber, headquartered in Graceville, Florida is set to break ground on it's greenfield sawmill in Troy, Alabama on [...]

Valutec enters US market

Pleasant River Lumber of Maine, USA, is the first company in North America to invest in TC continuous kilns from [...]

Rising North American wood pellet feedstock prices driven by higher demand for pellets in Europe and Asia

Wood fiber costs for pellet producers in both Canada and the US were slightly higher in the 1Q/18 than [...]

Canadian retaliatory tariffs include US made plywood and wooden furniture

Starting July 1 Canada imposed a 10% import duty on plywood and upholstered seating furniture made in the U.S [...]

Conifex Timber completes acquisition of US South sawmills; increases capacity by 50%

Conifex Timber, publicly listed softwood forest products company operating in the Northern Interior region of British Columbia, Canada, has completed [...]

Yacht industry calls for co-operation with Myanmar on teak

An international alliance of yacht sector and associated organisations has cautioned against a ban on trade in Myanmar teak. Instead [...]

Belgium’s Beaulieu Group acquires two flooring companies in Canada and Australia

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) announces the acquisition of two privately-owned companies, Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia, which [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]