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B.C. forest industry to fully take advantage of the record lumber prices

A record demand and reduced supplies have pushed the price of 2x4s to historic highs but the B.C. forest [...]

BC government changes lumber regulations to boost domestic production

British Columbia government made changes to the Manufactured Forest Products Regulation (MFPR) around export requirements for sawn-wood products and [...]

BC forest industry going full-tilt due to record-breaking lumber prices

Finally, some good news for B.C.’s forestry sector. After hundreds of jobs were lost and a number of [...]

BC forest industry faces high operating costs and wave of sawmills closures

Softwood lumber prices soared 75% in recent weeks – but that won’t bring closed mills back  As governments [...]

British Columbia looks to implement construction of mass timber buildings across the province

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced that the province is taking steps to strengthen its forest and timber industry [...]

BC delays increase to log export restrictions in COVID-19 crisis

The B.C. government has delayed coastal log export reforms for a second time to deal with an industry slump [...]

First new B.C. sawmill in 15 years begins operations

Following a 2017 purchase of a former Coulson Manufacturing mill in Port Alberni, B.C., by San Group, British Columbia [...]

Hard hit for B.C. lumber exports in Q1/2020

B.C. exports fell by almost 15% in Q1 2020 from the same period last year, hurt by both the [...]

COVID-19 has led to nearly 45 mill curtailments in BC

B.C.’s Forests Minister says almost two dozen mills in the province have had to curtail or shut down [...]

Canfor to reopen 2 BC sawmills

Canfor has announced that it plans to reopen two B.C. area sawmills on Monday, 11th May. Its operations in [...]