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Canadian lumber exports and prices to the US collapse in Q1/2019

The value of Canadian lumber exports to U.S. fell 20.4% to $1.03 billion y-o-y in [...]

French flooring giant Tarkett moves all its production facilities from Canada to the US

 French Tarkett is transitioning all manufacturing activities from Waterloo, Ontario and Truro, Nova Scotia in Canada to manufacturing locations in [...]

Canadian lumber giants in trouble: major production curtailments announced for this May

Major Canadian forestry products companies have announced sawmill production curtailments for the month of May. All complain about the surge [...]

Canadian Uniboard to increase MDF capacity

Building on the success of the recent Microwave project with a CAD 7 million investment in 2016, Uniboard announces an [...]

WTO partially rules in favor of Canada in the softwood lumber dispute with US

The World Trade Organization partially sided with Canada Tuesday in a dispute over US anti-dumping duties on lumber imports [...]

Canadian OSB exports doubled over the last 5 years

In 2018 Canadian OSB exports increased even more significantly than in previous years. A volume of 7.65 million m [...]

More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

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 [...]