Wood Construction

COVID-19 impact on US forest supply chain

    The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at [...]

Lumber suppliers to the US market struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]

Stora Enso invests in a new CLT production line in Czech Republic

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 79 million in a new production line for cross laminated timber (CLT [...]

Many Canadian sawmills could revive if US softwood lumber tariffs will change

Changes to softwood tariffs between the United States and Canada could help alleviate the Canada’s lumber shortage.   [...]

Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel prices skyrocketing in North America

    John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president [...]

Canfor expands to Europe; completes new acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

N. American sawmills can’t meet current house construction demand

North American forest products manufacturers should put on their seat belts, as the latest housing market data indicates no stop [...]

What are the causes of the current lumber shortage in US?

    Lumber supplies in the U.S. are facing a big shortage as a result of the [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares on a booming trend due to record lumber prices

    New record high prices for lumber and wood panel products thanks to continuing robust demand from [...]

Record lumber prices threaten the US economy

As the US fights to rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing — the one bright spot for [...]