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Georgia-Pacific completes $100-Million lumber facility in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300 [...]

US lumber production up by 5%; Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 23.855 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2018 [...]

US softwood lumber prices on the rise in mid-November

US softwood lumber traders absorbed a heavy news week that sent mixed signals to an uncertain marketplace. However, chief among [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close plywood mill

Georgia-Pacific announced plans to close its Warm Springs plywood production facility, resulting in the loss of about 300 jobs [...]

Armstrong to sell its Wood Flooring segment for US$ 100 million

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of American [...]

Canadian lumber companies in trouble: high log prices and low supply cause production curtailments

Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite recent record profits made [...]

Resolute cuts production capacity by 10%

Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has decided to curtail production at many of its sawmills during the fourth quarter [...]

Canadian government to invest in a wood pellet and sawmill complex

The Canadian government revealed plans to invest $15 million in Granule 777 Inc. The funds will go towards helping the [...]

Enviva to expand wood pellet capacity

Enviva Partners LP has released third quarter financial results, reporting increased revenue, net income and gross margin. The company also [...]

West Fraser to permanently reduce lumber production at Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills

West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake [...]