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China regained share of US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]

US softwood lumber prices keep on rising

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species last week. Modest upward momentum [...]

UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

Rougier to sell Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French Malvaux Group

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]

Lumber prices in the US continue to rise

Framing lumber prices in the US carried some upward momentum last week, and the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price [...]

The German parquet industry sees great opportunities in the Chinese market

During the first three quarters of 2018, the sales of German parquet fell by 5% year-on-year, reaching a [...]

Egger starts construction of its first US particleboard plant

Austrian wood-based panel manufacturer Egger has started construction on its first U.S. particleboard manufacturing plant here in Davidson [...]

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 [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close plywood mill

Georgia-Pacific announced plans to close its Warm Springs plywood production facility, resulting in the loss of about 300 jobs [...]