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Louisiana-Pacific to shut down OSB mill in BC

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers who are curtailing mill [...]

US lumber prices pick up after weeks of decline

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Boise Cascade to expand plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC due to supply pressure and beetle epidemic

Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile [...]

Canadian softwood lumber production falls 8.6% in Q1/2019, driven by 14.7% decline in BC’s output

Sawmills in Canada produced 6.382 bbf in the first three months, down 8.6% from 6.985 bbf a [...]

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 [...]