North America

Interfor increases lumber exports to China due to China-US trade war

Interfor Corp. says the company has markedly increased lumber shipments from Canada to China as a result of tariffs imposed [...]

Swiss Krono plans to build new MDF and laminate flooring lines in the US

Swiss Krono Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wood-based materials, continues to invest in rural its [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going up through February

The trading pace in US framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Europe to the US up by 27% in 2018

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of [...]

Canadian Canfor announces operations curtailment at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

Norbord boosts profits on higher OSB prices in N. America and Europe

    Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $724 million for the full-year 2018 compared to $672 [...]

Japan aims to boost imports of wood pellets from Canada

    Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada [...]

Boise Cascade to sell a plywood mill

Boise Cascade Company has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Southern Veneer Products (Southern Veneer) to sell its [...]

More US hardwood likely to go to Europe due to trade was with China

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]