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Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19; long-term outlook positive

The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID-19 outbreak, but the [...]

Canfor expands to Europe: subsidiary completes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

N. America: Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel and building materials cost skyrocketing

John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president of the Home Builders [...]

WTO decision on softwood lumber cheered by Canada, denounced in US

The United States inappropriately applied countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, according to a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement [...]

N. American sawmills can’t keep up with current house construction demand; prices still on the rise

North American forest products manufacturers should put on their seat belts, as the latest housing market data indicates no stop [...]

Why is there a lumber shortage in US?

Lumber supplies in the U.S. are facing a big shortage as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, presenting issues [...]

WTO largely backs Canada in lumber complaint against U.S. tariffs

On Monday, August 24th, 2020, a three-person panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its latest report finding [...]

Austrian Binderholz Group wins auction of Klausner Lumber One; enters US market

In a virtual auction held on Friday, August 21st, 2020, The Austrian binderholz Group, was able to purchase and secure [...]

Binderholz increases the offer for Klausner Lumber One

The Austrian Binderholz Group has submitted an offer for US $ 30 million plus liabilities via Timber One Acquisition Holdings for [...]