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Holzindustrie Schweighofer becomes HS Timber Group

The Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group is getting a new name and look with a soft relaunch of its brand appearance: the [...]

North American softwood lumber prices moderate up

The work stoppage on CN Rail ended - as of mid-day Tuesday - which was soon enough to avoid truly negative [...]

Conifex’s lumber segment lenders approve asset divestment and restructuring plan

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that the agent for its lumber segment lenders approved in principle Conifex's proposed asset divestment [...]

B.C. forestry crisis deepens as Canfor announces 2 week shutdown for all its sawmills

Canfor is shutting down all 10 of its sawmills currently operating in B.C. over Christmas and New Years.  [...]

ISC 2019 story 3: China-Engine of the worldwide timber industry starts to give signs of failure

Between 16 and 18 October 2019 the 67th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Antwerp in the [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat in November

A couple of weeks ago it was panel (OSB and plywood) prices that saw spectacular rebounds; this week, Douglas fir [...]

ISC 2019 story 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis; U.S. lumber supported by rising construction sector

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Interfor reports $35.6 million net loss in Q3, increased US production

Interfor Corporation recorded a net loss in Q3’19 of $35.6 million, or $0.53 per share, compared to [...]

Georgia-Pacific to open US$ 135 million lumber plant in Georgia

Georgia-Pacific recently opened its newest lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia. The $135-million, 340,000-square-foot plant is [...]

North American softwood lumber prices on the rise

The business of manufacturing and distributing North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber is directly tied to US home building [...]