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Western Forest Products temporary curtails its manufacturing facilities in BC

Western Forest Products Inc. announced that effective March 23, 2020 has curtailed its manufacturing facilities currently operating in British Columbia [...]

Tough lumber market results in big loss for Canfor

Canfor, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based lumber and pulp producer, reported that fourth quarter 2019 sales increased 7.5% to [...]

US lumber prices move up; sharp reduction in Canadian lumber producers duty rates

As the Softwood Lumber Dispute V file winds it’s way through the usual US domestic as well as international [...]

U.S. lumber company allegedly found importing high-risk Peruvian timber

     An investigation by Timberleaks has found that New Orleans, Louisiana-based Robinson Lumber Company has a [...]

Uncertain market conditions continue to affect Setra’s earnings

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January–September [...]

B.C. lumber producers have permanently closed mills accounting for 18% of the province’s capacity

Financial analysts say Canadian production cutbacks and a consumer-driven recovery in housing starts in the U.S. could mean [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in January 2019

The table above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Martinsons to increase lumber production capacity by 550,000 m3/year

The Swedish sawmill and building materials manufacturer Martinsons aims to increase the production capacity of its sawmills by 550,000 [...]

European bark beetle crisis could have far-reaching implications in global lumber markets

A new wildcard in the global supply of lumber, as well as log exports, is the rapid expansion of the [...]

Is 2020 going to be as horrible as 2019 for B.C. sawmills?

For B.C. sawmills and loggers, 2019 was an annus horribilis that they can only hope is not repeated in [...]