British Columbia forest sector's woes ranging from high wood costs, declining AAC, US duties, market oversupply and low lumber prices heighten focus on diversifying into more value-added production, including CLT. For many months, issues in the logging industry have made headlines across the country. Companies continue to deal with high fibre costs, a recent increase in stumpage, low lumber prices, a declining annual allowable cut, oversupply in the market and punitive softwood lumber duties. Together these combine to create a challenging time across the B.C ...
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