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Lumber exports from British Columbia to China start to go down, as demand decreases

British Columbia's lumber exports to China are decreasing, as the country's slowing economic growth traces demand for one [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise, while Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 32.441 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018 [...]

Universal Forest Products to acquire Wolverine Wood Products

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its affiliates has signed an agreement to purchase the operating assets of [...]

Lumber prices keep on rising in US

Sales of US framing lumber slowed as winter took a toll on consumption across the continent. Snow in the Northwest [...]

International Forest Products acquires a major UK distributor of timber and panel products

International Forest Products LLC (IFP) is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire all of the equity of Price and [...]

Slowdown in Chinese lumber imports in 2018; weaker demand and price uncertainty due to trade war with US

China's demand for logs and lumber grew in 2018 as compared to 2017, but most of the gains were [...]

Russia increases duties on exports of logs to 40%

Export duties on three species (larch, spruce and fir) in Far East Russia has been raised by 15 points to [...]

SCA inaugurates its new giant pulp mill in Sweden

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf inaugurated SCA’s pulp mill Östrand in Timrå. The expansion of the mill is [...]

New additive protects wood-based materials from fire

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) specialists have developed a [...]

Record year for Western Forest Products, despite paying $43 million in softwood lumber duties

Despite paying up more than $43 million in softwood lumber duties, Western Forest Products managed to realize a profit of [...]