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US lumber prices post all-time weekly drop

Lumber futures posted their biggest-ever weekly loss, extending a tumble from all-time highs reached last month as sawmills [...]

Austria: Wood industry sees rising sawn timber and roundwood prices amid delivery bottlenecks

Despite the COVID restrictions, the wood industry in Austria got through the 2020 pandemic year well. The almost 1,300 [...]

Resolute Forest Products to invest $50 million in its sawmills

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced additional capital investments of $50 million in its wood products operations to support its continued [...]

France: Supply shortages, wood prices up 50% puts construction industry in difficulty

A timber shortage in France has forced prices up as architects struggle to comply with a new environmental law that [...]

Wood demand could stay strong for the next decade, says US biggest lumber producer

The home-building and renovation boom could keep wood demand strong for the next decade, the biggest U.S. lumber [...]

Canfor to build a new sawmill in Louisiana

Canfor Corporation today announced it will invest approximately $160 million USD to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill [...]

N. American lumber price rally seems to stall; historically high levels expected through 2022

The unprecedented rally in the lumber market has begun to falter, but industry analysts expect lumber prices to remain at [...]

Wood raw material shortages are widespread in US

More than 90% of US homebuilders report a shortage of lumber, OSB, and appliances.    The National [...]