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N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments in response to coronavirus

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

Strict lockdown forces Indian wood industry to shut down

    India has taken drastic measures against the spread of the coronavirus entering a strict lockdown. The [...]

New Zealand’s lockdown forces forest products industry to shut down

As the New Zealand's lockdown will come into effect Wednesday, March 25 NZ's forestry, wood processing and manufacturing [...]

Top North American lumber producers in 2019: Shady markets cause subdued production

Canadian and U.S. lumber producers faced a tough lumber market that saw more mill curtailments and closures than acquisitions [...]

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 [...]

Logging companies in difficulty in Russia due to warm winter; wood prices expected to rise 20%

Due to the abnormally warm winter in Russia, a shortage of wood raw materials has formed. Logging equipment sometimes could [...]

Forest products companies in some U.S. states allowed to operate under coronavirus lockdown

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor have both said the forest products [...]

Survey in UK reveals coronavirus impact on timber industry companies

Around two thirds of the respondents to the survey on the impact of Covid-19 have reported a drop in [...]