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Louisiana-Pacific to shut down OSB mill in BC

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers who are curtailing mill [...]

US lumber prices pick up after weeks of decline

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Sweden: Collapse in softwood lumber exports to China compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter 2019 to 365.6 [...]

Boise Cascade to expand plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

UPM’s sawmills are running at full speed

UPM Timber welcomed Aki Temmes, 41, to the position of Senior Vice President of Business in late April. He transferred [...]

Södra expands drying capabillity in Sweden to address bottleneck and prepare for new CLT facility

Södra chose Heinola to supply new Progressive kilns for the sawmill in Värö, Sweden. Heinola will deliver two [...]

Canadian softwood lumber production falls 8.6% in Q1/2019, driven by 14.7% decline in BC’s output

Sawmills in Canada produced 6.382 bbf in the first three months, down 8.6% from 6.985 bbf a [...]

France: Prices for oak logs start to fall after years of sharp rise

There are significant changes in the French oak market. This can be noticed by examining the results (see table below [...]

More curtailments in BC announced by Canfor and Western Forest Products

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood. The majority of mills [...]