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Georgia-Pacific to idle McCormick lumber and Allendale OSB mills in South Carolina indefinitely

Georgia-Pacific LLC is idling operations at its McCormick lumber and Allendale OSB mills in South Carolina in about two [...]

West Fraser reports drop in lumber production for Q3/2019

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported its third quarter 2019 results:    In the third quarter [...]

Many more BC sawmill closures forecast, and this could extend to pellet, co-gen and pulp mills

This year’s series of B.C. mill closures and production curtailments have affected more than 5,900 workers at [...]

North American softwood lumber prices moderate downward

In a time when literally no one knows what is happening with the North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber [...]

Global wooden furniture market expected to grow 32% by 2025

The size of the global wooden furniture market is expected to grow from $395 billion in 2018 to more than [...]

Norbord to curtail one OSB production line due to poor market conditions and demand

Norbord Inc. announced that effective mid-November, it will indefinitely curtail production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented [...]

Europe’s largest wood pellet producer concludes acquisition of former German Pellets assets in US

Acquisition of the Texas Pellets pellet manufacturing plant offers a possibility to increase the group´s production capacity up to [...]

US hardwood producers looking to sell more to India

According to the latest statistics, U.S. hardwood lumber shipped to India from January to August of this year increased [...]

BC company signs major deal to export wood pellets to Japan

A British Columbia company has signed an agreement to provide 100,000 tonnes of wood pellets to fuel a biomass [...]

Video: BC curtailments don’t impact retail prices

Despite several curtailments for different BC lumber producers, the impacts of them have yet to be felt in the retail [...]