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British Columbia’s largest forestry delegation to visit China, Japan and South Korea at the end of 2018

Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to three Asian countries this [...]

Western Forest Products acquires Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Western has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets [...]

Södra to close parquet flooring plant in Sweden

Södra is initiating a process to close down Berg & Berg in Kallinge, Sweden. Trade union negotiations will begin [...]

Georgia-Pacific completes $100-Million lumber facility in Alabama

Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official start of production at its newest lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama. The $100-million, 300 [...]

Canfor to remain committed to BC, despite recent European acquisition, CEO says

Canfor has reach an agreement to buy 70 per cent of Vida Group for about $580 million. The privately-held [...]

US lumber production up by 5%; Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 23.855 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2018 [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Stora Enso prepares for oversupply in the sawn timber market; layoffs in plan

Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso is preparing for oversupply in the sawn timber market.     [...]

Norra Timber invests in new continuous kilns in Sweden

Norra Timber is currently modernising its kiln capacity with two new energy-efficient cross-circulation continuous kilns, also known as [...]

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 [...]