North America

Former closed sawmill in BC converts to wood pellets

    A sawmill in McBride, B.C., that shutdown 13 years ago is getting a new life [...]

Louisiana-Pacific to close OSB mill in BC

    Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) is the latest company to join a growing list of lumber producers [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Boise Cascade expands plywood plant in South Carolina

Boise Cascade Company will expand its existing operations in Chester County, South Carolina. The engineered wood products and plywood maker [...]

Norbord to permanently close OSB mill in BC

    Norbord Inc. has announced its intention to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB [...]

Canfor and Western Forest Products announce further curtailments in BC

    Canadian Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood [...]

Chinese tariffs hit the US forest supply chain

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

Canada appeals against WTO’s April ruling in softwood lumber dispute with US

    Canada has appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling in a case it lost [...]

US softwood lumber prices continue to fall in June 2019

    Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of [...]

Softwood lumber deliveries from EU to US nearly double

          European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise [...]