North America

Tolko Industries curtails operations at their Quest Wood lumber mill

Tolko Industries Limited has told their employees in Quesnel on October 13 that they will be curtailing operations at their [...]

Boise Cascade buys Ohio-headquartered Arling Lumber

    Boise Cascade Co. announced an agreement to acquire Arling Lumber, Inc., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arling [...]

Interfor decreases production by 20% across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior

Interfor Corp. says it plans to cut production by about 20 percent across its sawmills in the B.C. Interior [...]

Brazil lumber exports boosted by increased US demand

Brazilian lumber exports have followed a similar trend as exports from other countries over the last decade, which is to [...]

Amazon announces big investment in prefabricated housing start-up

    As Amazon announced their investment in a prefabricated housing start-up, factory-built homes may just [...]

US softwood lumber demand forecast to grow at its highest rate by 2030

U.S. softwood lumber demand will grow at an annual rate of 2.3 per cent through 2030, which will [...]

Chinese producers adjust plywood export codes as to avoid US tariffs

China increases its attempts to avoid the US tariffs on plywood imports. Thus, the identification codes which will be placed [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going down

Framing lumber prices in the US continued to tumble, as supplies easily outpaced demand across North America.    [...]

Lumber prices in the US on decrease at the beginning of October

Downward momentum eased in some framing lumber species in US. But even with quarter-end pressure to sell behind them [...]