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Is 2020 going to be as horrible as 2019 for B.C. sawmills?

For B.C. sawmills and loggers, 2019 was an annus horribilis that they can only hope is not repeated in [...]

Slight decline in U.S. softwood lumber production for Jan.-Oct. 2019

U.S. sawmills produced 29.909 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2019 [...]

New NAFTA deal signed, N. American softwood lumber prices hold steady

A significant uncertainty for North American business owners was resolved today as Canada, the U.S., and Mexico signed the [...]

Russia surpasses Canada and becomes world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the ailing Canadian forest industry

Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting in 2020, the national [...]

NAFTA says U.S. can‘t show harm from Canadian softwood industry

A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber [...]

Pinnacle and Tolko partner to build a new industrial wood pellet production facility in Canada

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings entered into a limited partnership agreement with Tolko Industries Ltd. to build a new industrial wood pellet [...]

Downward trend in U.S. softwood lumber production; Canadian output continues falling trend

U.S. sawmills produced 23.737 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2019 [...]

ISC 2019 story 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis; U.S. lumber supported by rising construction sector

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

One Canfor shareholder to oppose takeover offer

One of Canfor Corporation’s shareholders says it will oppose the pending acquisition of the remaining Canfor shares by Great [...]