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Kalesnikoff Lumber to invest in a mass timber facility in Canada

Kalesnikoff Lumber announced plans for construction of a multi species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, BC, Canada.  [...]

BC San Group to start construction of a new sawmill in Port Alberni

B.C.-based San Group is starting construction on a new mill and associated re-manufacturing plants in Port Alberni [...]

Canada: Sawmill production falls into a lower gear

The recent lumber curtailments of major Canadian lumber producers, announced back in the fall and winter of 2018, have seriously [...]

Lumber exports from British Columbia to China start to go down, as demand decreases

British Columbia's lumber exports to China are decreasing, as the country's slowing economic growth traces demand for one [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise, while Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 32.441 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018 [...]

Canadian lumber giants face huge forestry sector crisis

Last week, Canfor Corp. announced that it temporarily curtailed operations at three of its sawmills in British Columbia, because of [...]

Japan seeks to boost wood pellet imports from Canada

Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada – especially from British Columbia [...]

Trump administration’s lumber tariffs forces Canadian producers to idle sawmills

U.S. lumber prices reached record prices during the first half of 2018, but have come to plunge 47% starting [...]

Lumber industry in British Columbia is optimistic about growth in exports to China

British Columbia lumber producers are getting ready for a rough 2019, considering the concerns over Canada-China trade, the US [...]

British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]