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Brexit causes a shortage of sawn timber and building materials in the UK

The supply chain in the United Kingdom is under pressure from a combination of high demand for materials caused by [...]

Top 10 US lumber producers in 2020

Softwood lumber producers had a wild ride in 2020. From major cutbacks in the spring in response to the COVID [...]

The US is increasingly dependent on overseas lumber supply

During the first ten months of 2020, US importation of overseas softwood lumber was 39% higher than during the same [...]

Biewer Lumber announces plans for second sawmill in Mississippi

Michigan-based Biewer Lumber will invest $130 million in a new Mississippi sawmill, creating 150 jobs.  The family [...]

New Year 2021 starts off with rising lumber prices in North America

In the first full week back to work of 2021, the latest data of housing construction and home sales out [...]

India: Log and lumber import market uncertain

Sentiment from log buyers in Kandla is turning negative, with reports of four vessels to load from Uruguay, one from [...]

Lumber prices in US rise amidst increased construction spending

Lumber prices are at their highest level since September 2020, and after ending October with a slump, random length lumber [...]

Swedish forest industry doubles exports to the United States

The Swedish forest industry has increased its exports of wood products and pulp so far this year. To the USA [...]

More cuts to lumber tariffs needed, says NAHB

Following recent Commerce Department cuts to tariffs on Canadian lumber imports from 20% to 9%, the National Association of Home [...]