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European softwood lumber exports to the USA kept on growing in 2018

European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of growth was significantly lower [...]

Canfor curtails production at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill due high timber prices and drop in housing starts

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

Norbord reports record earnings in 2018

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $724 million for the full-year 2018 compared to $672 million in 2017 on [...]

Boise Cascade to sell North Carolina plywood mill

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its [...]

More US hardwood likely to be diverted to Europe

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

Sharp rise in US lumber prices

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]

Conifex curtails another sawmill due to high log costs and tough lumber market conditions

Conifex Timber Inc.announced that it is temporarily curtailing sawmill operations at its Fort St. James, British Columbia sawmill for [...]

Western Forest Products completes acquisition of Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products Inc. completed the acquisition of certain assets of Columbia Vista Corporation and related entities located in Vancouver [...]

A look at the largest U.S. mass timber building

T3 Atlanta is the second T3 office building ("timber, transit, technology") for the developer Hines. The first T3 in Minneapolis [...]