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Plywood markets coming back to life after COVID-19

In the past three weeks we have seen Western US plywood markets building and coming alive, after about a ten [...]

West Fraser substantially resumed lumber and plywood production in May

During May West Fraser has substantially resumed lumber and plywood production with only a few facilities operating at less than [...]

Canfor to close Isle Pierre sawmill due to COVID-19

Canfor Corporation announced it will be closing its Isle Pierre sawmill, which is located near Prince George, British Columbia.   [...]

COVID-19 negatively affecting business for 58% of wood pellet producers globally

A pellet producer survey shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting raw material availability. Most producers expect costs to [...]

Forest is a clear candidate for an EU economic stimulus program

In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted by the European Recovery [...]

Södra: Supply and demand fall due to the outbreak of COVID-19; consequences difficult to predict

Despite dramatically changed conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, production rates at Södra’s facilities remained [...]

COVID-19 has led to nearly 45 mill curtailments in BC

B.C.’s Forests Minister says almost two dozen mills in the province have had to curtail or shut down [...]

Georgia-Pacific to cease operations at lumber mill in DeQuincy, Louisiana

Georgia-Pacific will “cease operations” at its lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana due to market conditions, the company announced over [...]

Resolute to lay off 1,000 workers in Quebec due to COVID-19 pandemic

Resolute Forest Products Inc. is temporarily laying off more than 1,000 workers mainly in Quebec because of the COVID [...]