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Swedish sawmilling company Setra to cut production by 20%

Swedish sawmilling company Setra plans to cut back production by 20% over coming months in response to declining demand, primarily [...]

BC lumber exports fall 21% in Jan.-Feb. 2020

New figures from the provincial government show a sharp decline in commodity exports because of the coronavirus.    [...]

Pandemic effects on the global trade of wood products likely to last until 2021

Pandemic effects will be delayed for forest products industries and recovery slower, particularly for landowners who will likely see very [...]

Large sawmills in Northern Europe cut production as UK demand has fallen rapidly

    Several key Nordic softwood sawmillers have implemented production cutbacks in response to reduced UK demand for [...]

US lumber futures rally as producers cut output

Lumber futures rallied on Tuesday, hitting price limit moves on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a second session in a [...]

Canadian forest products industry allowed to operate with ‘essential’ designations

With the country settling into the reality of social distancing and non-essential business closures for the next few weeks [...]

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 [...]