Tag: lumber company

  • Sawmills Invest, Buy, Expand

    Atlanta, GA’s, BMC Stock Holdings will acquire the business of W.E. Shone, the leading supplier of building materials in Delaware, said the company in a press release Wednesday. Tolko Industries, out of Vernon, BC, announced also Wednesday it has partnered with Louisiana-based Hunt Forest Products to build a state-of-the-art sawmill near Urania, LA. Elsewhere, Alabama’s […]

  • Canada Lumber Exports, Not to USA

    The China section of Canada Wood Group wrote February 6 that from January to November 2017 China’s forestry fixed asset investment totalled RMB 204.1 billion (C$40.13 billion), representing +3.2 per cent growth year-on-year. During the same period wood volumes imported via Taicang Port equalled 10.29 million cubic metres, which is equal to a +27.18 per […]

  • Canada Sawmills: November 2017

    Lumber production at Canadian sawmills fell -1 per cent from October, with sawmills producing 5,929 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November, said Statistics Canada February 8. Production was -1.5 per cent lower than in November 2016. Sawmills shipped 5,656 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November, down -3.9 per cent from October and -4.8 […]

  • Sticker Shock Restrains Buying but Lumber Prices Remain High

    The recent huge burst of buying slacked off this week as lumber futures descended from their up-limit of last week to crash down-limit Monday and trigger a stop-order on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In the cash market, customers — still reeling from sticker-shock last week — held off on buying unless absolutely desperate for fill-in […]

  • Forestry Economics Paper : Madison’s co-author

    Madison’s is very excited to announce today just this first step in the fabulous range of *new* products and information streams we have coming online in the first half of this year! Parajuli Zhang Kosman_FPE 2018 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389934117303209 Province specific impacts of the 2006 United States-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement: A seemingly unrelated regression approach  Based on monthly data from January […]

  • Resolute Forest Products CEO Steps Down

    A dearth of truckers in Canada is hindering shipments from Resolute Forest Products’ sawmills to its paper mills, outgoing Chief Executive Officer Richard Garneau said Thursday on an earnings conference call. The Montreal-based company slowed down production in December after the shortage and harsh winter conditions led to a lack of woodchips at its mills […]

  • Canada Lumber Production at Sawmills: October 2017

    Lumber production rose 6.3 per cent from September to 5,991 thousand cubic metres of lumber in October, said Statistics Canada Wednesday. Production was 1.2 per cent higher than in October 2016. Sawmills shipped 5,884 thousand cubic metres of lumber in October, up 1.1 per cent from September and 0.3 per cent higher than in October […]

  • BC Softwood Lumber Export, Canada – US Sawmill Capacity

    BC export of forest products by value are up 0.4 per cent for 2017 year-to-date September compared to the same period in 2016 ($10.49 billion vs. $10.45), said the Competitiveness and Innovation Branch of the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development Monday. Exports of softwood lumber by value is […]

  • Canada State-of-the-Forests Report: 2017

    This year Canada celebrates 150 years as a forest nation. Through The State of Canada’s Forests Annual Report, Natural Resources Canada provides the only national snapshot of Canada’s forests and forest industry. The federal agency has been tracking Canada’s journey towards sustainable forest management for 27 years. Read about the history of Canada’s forest sector […]

  • North America Lumber Market Update: 3Q 2017

    As negotiations toward a Canada-US softwood lumber agreement furiously go on, different perspectives and data sets speak to the situation with Canadian softwood lumber exports into USA. Since the beginning of September there have been hearings in Washington, DC, for various sides — mostly US domestic interests — to table comments and submit on the […]