Keyword: Canada

Russia to become world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

    Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the suffering Canadian forest industry

    Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting [...]

B.C. mass timber suppliers see surging sales

As the B.C. commodity lumber sector shutters mills, the B.C. value-added sector serving mass timber construction is [...]

U.S. can‘t show harm from Canadian softwood industry, NAFTA says

A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber [...]

ISC 2019 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Tolko announces permanently closure of its Kelowna mill

Tolko Industries says it will permanently close its Kelowna mill on Jan. 8, after it was indefinetely curtailed in September [...]

Some Canfor’s shareholders might oppose acquisition by Great Pacific

    One of Canfor Corporation’s shareholders says it will oppose the pending acquisition of the remaining [...]

Canada: Why 25 mills have stopped operating this year?

The heavily interconnected B.C. forestry sector is facing a crisis as 25 mills have ceased operating this year, leaving [...]

Canfor reports heavy loss for Q3/2019

    Reflecting weak global market conditions and a challenging fibre cost environment in British Columbia, for the [...]

Softwood lumber production in the U.S. on stable level, while Canadian output declines

U.S. sawmills produced 20.687 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2019 [...]