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BC forest industry faces high operating costs and wave of sawmills closures

Softwood lumber prices soared 75% in recent weeks – but that won’t bring closed mills back  As governments [...]

COVID-19 has led to nearly 45 mill curtailments in BC

B.C.’s Forests Minister says almost two dozen mills in the province have had to curtail or shut down [...]

Koskisen mills in Finland are running despite the coronavirus pandemic

Despite the emergency situation caused by the coronavirus, everyday life at Koskisen production plants is still close to normal. Logs [...]

Norbord’s European panel mills post a 17% growth in Q1/2019

    Wood-based panels producer Norbord’s European operations reported a 17% growth in Q1, 2019 adjusted [...]

Canfor to curtail operations at all British Columbia dimension mills; citing low lumber prices

Canfor Corporation will be temporarily curtailing operations at all British Columbia dimension mills effective April 29, 2019 due to low [...]

IKEA to conduct an audit at Kronospan’s Polish mills

The IKEA Group will conduct at the Polish mills of the Austrian company Kronospan, which is a supplier of the [...]

Boise Cascade ceases LVL production at Roxboro; completes sale of two lumber mills

Boise Cascade Company announced the 60-day notice of a permanent curtailment of its laminated veneer lumber (LVL) production at [...]

India: Plywood mills prepare for impact of tax on competiveness

Indian millers report supplies of logs and veneers are improving. Mills in Northern India are ramping up production and the [...]

Lumber sales in the US slowed down at the end of April

Trading in framing lumber was slow, as buyers and sellers first awaited the preliminary determination in the countervailing duty case [...]

Rising sawmill stocks signal weak demand in South Africa

Local analysts report the South African timber market is currently subdued and that this is borne out by the high [...]
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