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US costs of homebuilding increasing due to lumber tariffs

Last week, Robert Dietz, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders, addressed attendees at the National Association of [...]

Canadian lumber companies announce large capacity expansions in the US

As lumber costs remain at historically high levels, lumber companies are investing those profits into strengthening their positions and increasing [...]

Canada will impose tariffs on US plywood imports

Canada has recently announced it would impose tariffs on plywood and other products imported from the US.     [...]

Canadian wood pellets promoted in Italy

    The Wood Pellet Association of Canada has participated on a wood pellet trade mission to Italy [...]

Canadian Skeena Sawmills builds 96,000t capacity pellet plant in British Columbia

Skeena Sawmills plans to commence construction work for a pellet plant at its sawmill site in Terrace, British Columbia, Canada [...]

Resolute Forest Products invests nearly $52 million for Saint-Félicien pulp mill in Canada

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced a $52.3 million strategic investment plan for its Saint-Félicien pulp mill, located [...]

Forestry companies in Canada see great increase as share prices soar awaiting the lumber supercycle

The major forestry companies in Canada are experiencing important growth as their share prices increase, despite the trade dispute with [...]

Biggest lumber companies in North America increased production in 2017

The annual Wood Markets’ “Billion Board Foot Club” list of top global lumber companies showed further gains in production by [...]

Increased lumber prices in the US offsets the duties on Canadian softwood

The American lumber consumers are starting to feel the effects of the import duties on Canadian softwood. The strong demand [...]

WTO to establish two panels to rule on US lumber duties

At the request of Canada, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed on 9 April to establish two panels [...]