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Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC due to supply pressure and beetle epidemic

Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile [...]

Current dynamics and challenges of the Russian wood industry

The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to its increasing domestic processing [...]

Canada has filed appeal against WTO’s April ruling in softwood lumber dispute with US

Canada has appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling in a case it lost in April that would [...]

China: Green plywood solution developed to reduce formaldehyde pollution

A "non-added formaldehyde" polyurethane adhesive plywood continuous press automatic production line solution has been developed in China as the [...]

Falling plywood exports worries Brazilian producers

Exports of Brazilian plywood to the United States increased by more than 30 percent between 2017 and 2018. The export [...]

US lumber prices continue to fall in June

  Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of production. Demand [...]

EBRD to loan EUR 116 million for Kronospan’s new OSB plant in Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) organizes a syndicated loan of EUR116 million for Kronospan UA (Novovolynsk, Volyn [...]

US DoC must take another look at its tariff calculation of hardwood plywood imported from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce must take another look at its tariff calculation of hardwood plywood imported from China [...]