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Production at Binderholz solid wood panel plant to start at the end of the year

At the beginning of August 2021, construction of the Binderholz solid wood panel plant II began in St. Georgen near [...]

N. America: Lumber buyers slow orders, wood is piling up at mills

North American lumber prices have come crashing down in a new sign of how rising interest rates are deflating markets [...]

Where are N. American lumber prices heading after recent 50% fall?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, North American lumber prices have been more volatile than at almost any other time [...]

Global cross-laminated timber market expected to more than double in 5 years

The global cross-laminated timber (CLT) market size was US$1.1 billion in 2021, and is projected to grow [...]

China’s log imports fall sharply through April

In April 2022, the import volume of logs in China was 3.84 million m³, a year-on-year decrease [...]

N. American lumber prices fall to new 2022 low

   Lumber prices fell to a new 2022 low on Thursday after existing home sales showed a slowdown in [...]

Mercer Mass Timber plans $50 million plant investment

Mercer Mass Timber LLC., a subsidiary of the Vancouver, British Columbia-based Mercer International Inc., a global producer of market [...]

Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

The current state of the Canadian lumber market

Lumber prices have recently experienced a volatile 2021 amid supply chain challenges and booming downstream markets.     [...]

North America: Some lumber prices increase as inventory woes ease

While many North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber and panel prices stayed flat, others did rise a little bit [...]