Archives: May 2015

Europe and Russia report large increases in LVL capacity

LVL capacity in the EU is expected to rise from the current level of 410,000 m3 to 590,000 [...]

US Softwood lumber price lowers 15% since last year

Sales of framing lumber picked up overall, but downside pressure on prices intensified in a few regions, namely the Inland [...]

Lumber prices fall in some parts of the world

Lumber prices have fallen throughout a majority of the main softwood lumber markets in the world during the 1Q/15 [...]

Sloppy US lumber market

The plunge in North American structural lumber prices and the lack of a rebound in sight has caught many people [...]

Japan to open 33 biomass power plants

Japan has witnessed a surge in biomass power plants after FIT (feed in tariff) system was introduced in July 2012 [...]

Lumber Liquidators stops selling of Chinese laminate flooring

Lumber Liquidators on Thursday announced that it has suspended the sale of laminate flooring coming from Chinese manufacturers. The decision [...]