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Lumber prices fall as US mortgage rates hit 14 year high

North American lumber prices fell Wednesday as US mortgage rates hit the highest level in 14 years, pulling back from [...]

European softwood lumber exports to US double yoy; export prices fall

European softwood lumber exports to the USA almost doubled in the first seven months of the year, with the pace [...]

New EU Forest Strategy welcomed by European wood industries

CEI-Bois & EOS welcome the new EU forest strategy passed on Tuesday (September 13) by the European Parliament.  [...]

New large glulam production facility to be built in the US

SmartLam North America’s Dothan Division plans to construct a new production facility in Houston County, Alabama in order to [...]

German timber trade suffers from high energy costs

In August, the German Timber Trade Association (GD Holz) carried out a survey on the increased energy costs in the [...]

Outlook for N. American softwood lumber price evolution this autumn

In August, the lumber futures price did not fall below the August 2021 $448 low. On September 1, the price [...]

Western Forest Products completes acquisition of Calvert Company

Western Forest Products Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, WFP Engineered Products LLC, has completed the acquisition of certain assets [...]

‘Timber cities’ could save a billion tonnes of emissions by 2100, scientists say

Making new homes out of wood instead of steel and concrete could avoid more than 100 billion tonnes of CO2 [...]