North America

US: Panels and lumber prices continue to fall at the end of March

The Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price slipped $1.          Week [...]

Conifex sells Lignum Forest Products

Conifex Timber Inc. has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with certain subsidiaries of Canwel Building Materials Group Ltd.  for [...]

Resolute plans several curtailments in Q2

Resolute Forest Products Inc. plans curtailments in Q2 at several stud sawmills in Quebec and Ontario, citing log supply constraints [...]

Negative outlook for the global forest products industry, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry has been changed to negative from stable, Moody's says [...]

Uncertain lumber market in the US causes mixed trends

    Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain [...]

US lumber production higher than the Canadian production in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Lumber prices in the US still down during March

    Framing lumber trading developed a stronger pulse for those serving markets graced with warmer and drier [...]

Sluggish markets in US, China, UK and Japan generate low global lumber trade

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

New mass timber facility in Canada

    Kalesnikoff Lumber announced plans for construction of a multi species mass timber manufacturing facility in South [...]

Georgia-Pacific to invest US$30 million in Rome lumber facility

    Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific announced it will spend approximately $30 million to purchase and install new [...]