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US softwood lumber prices on the rise in mid-November

US softwood lumber traders absorbed a heavy news week that sent mixed signals to an uncertain marketplace. However, chief among [...]

Canadian lumber companies in trouble: high log prices and low supply cause production curtailments

Hundreds of sawmill workers are being laid off in B.C., some of them permanently, despite recent record profits made [...]

Russia boosts lumber exports in January-September 2018

In January-September 2018, Russia increased its softwood lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics [...]

Resolute cuts production capacity by 10%

Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products Inc. has decided to curtail production at many of its sawmills during the fourth quarter [...]

Canfor comes to Europe; acquires 70% of Swedish sawmill company VIDA

Canfor Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 70% of the VIDA Group of Sweden for [...]

West Fraser to permanently reduce lumber production at Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills

West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake [...]

Trends are about to change in China’s softwood log, lumber supply chain

Ongoing developments and emerging themes in China continue to significantly impact market dynamics; these key themes are unmistakable to anyone [...]

Stable softwood lumber prices in the US this month

Firm to higher prices were the rule on the heels of last week’s activity in the US. Some follow [...]

Forecast: China to become British Columbia’s main forest products export market, surpassing the US

Canada’s key export-support organization boldly predicts China will surpass the United States as British Columbia’s top market [...]

Canfor to acquire Elliott Sawmilling in Estill, South Carolina for US$110 million

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a [...]