Keyword: lumber

Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war?

Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war (2016-2018) and how the new trade policies have [...]

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 [...]

Interfor reports 3Q results

Interfor Corporation recorded a net loss in Q3’19 of $35.6 million, or $0.53 per share, compared to [...]

Georgia-Pacific opens US$ 135 million lumber plant in Georgia

Georgia-Pacific recently opened its newest lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia. The $135-million, 340,000-square-foot plant is [...]

Softwood lumber prices rising in N. America

    The business of manufacturing and distributing North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber is directly tied [...]

Downturn in the Swedish forest industry as global economic slowdown progresses

The recession in Europe, in particular, is noticeable in the Swedish forest industry. The sawmills partially compensate for this through [...]

Slowdown in Swedish softwood lumber exports

    Swedish sawmills delivered less softwood lumber to European destinations in the first eight months of 2019 [...]
November 20, 2019 Forestry / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Canadian mills’ problems to drive up lumber prices in U.S.

Beetles, tariffs and mill closures have cut into Canada’s share of the U.S. lumber market, lifting prices by [...]

Finland: Export prices for pine and spruce sawnwood expected to fall this year

This year and next year, export prices for Finnish lumber will fall, driven by China. The price difference between spruce [...]

Canfor reports heavy loss for Q3/2019

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