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North American lumber production on a downward trend; Canadian output drops by 10%

U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2019 [...]

Overview of the Canadian wood pellet industry

  The Canadian wood pellet industry is export-oriented with high production capacity and exports far exceeding domestic demand [...]

British Columbia’s lumber production expected to drop 22% by 2023

By 2023, the B.C. Interior’s harvest will be 20 per cent lower than it was before the mountain [...]

Skyrocketing lumber prices in US as Canadian curtailments crisis escalates

News broke last Monday of another mill closure in British Columbia, which shifted trading in most framing lumber species to [...]

Canadian softwood lumber production falls 8.6% in Q1/2019, driven by 14.7% decline in BC’s output

Sawmills in Canada produced 6.382 bbf in the first three months, down 8.6% from 6.985 bbf a [...]

Canada has filed appeal against WTO’s April ruling in softwood lumber dispute with US

Canada has appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling in a case it lost in April that would [...]

How many BC sawmills have taken downtime so far?

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C.  For [...]

Canadian lumber industry struggles with trade disputes and climate change

    The Canadian softwood lumber industry has to handle two of the biggest challenges in its history [...]

Interfor curtails production in BC Interior due to low lumber prices and high log costs

    Interfor announced plans to temporarily reduce production across its operating platform in the BC Interior during [...]

US lumber prices rise sharply amid sawmill curtailments in BC

Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill [...]