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US softwood lumber production on the rise while Canadian output falls

US sawmills produce 8.557 bbf of softwood lumber in first three months of 2018, up 2.7% year-over [...]

Global softwood lumber prices keep on going up during Q1/2018

Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North [...]

Germany: Holzwerke Ladenburger to expand lumber production

Holzwerke Ladenburger in Germany placed an order with Valutec for supply of TC continuous kiln. The TC continuous kiln will [...]

US costs of homebuilding increasing due to lumber tariffs

Last week, Robert Dietz, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders, addressed attendees at the National Association of [...]

Binderholz plans to double sawing capacity at Baruth sawmill

Binderholz starts an extensive investment program at its plant in Baruth, Germany, which includes the expansion of the drying capacity [...]

Canadian lumber companies announce large capacity expansions in the US

As lumber costs remain at historically high levels, lumber companies are investing those profits into strengthening their positions and increasing [...]

Russian lumber exports grew by 19% during January-April 2018

During the first four months of 2018, the lumber exports from Russia grew in value and in volume. The country [...]

Global trends for the forestry industry in Q1/2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) jumped 5.1% q-o-q in the 1Q/18 to reach its highest [...]

US lumber prices stagnate at record levels

A second muted week of trading since the U.S. holiday generated cracks in prices of framing lumber.    [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices stable in May

In May, the prices of softwood lumber in Austria are largely stable as compared to April. The prices either are [...]