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Lumber prices flatten as July waned: Madison's

In the week ending July 21, the price of Western S-P-F 2x4 #2&Btr KD (RL) was US$458 mfbm. This is flat from the previous week when it was US$458.

Resolute completes Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill sale

Resolute Forest Products has announced the completion of the previously disclosed sale of the Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill to an affiliate of Atlas Holdings.

GreenFirst declares reduction in lumber duty deposit rate

GreenFirst Forest Products has announced the reduction in its softwood lumber duty deposit rate from 20.23 per cent to 7.99 per cent, expected to take effect on or about August 2.

Ontario denounces U.S. 'harmful trade practices' on softwood lumber

The Ontario government is, once again, calling on the U.S. Department of Commerce to immediately remove all duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports.

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Moisture matters: Improving ROI with moisture measurement tools

How do you cut expenses for your forest products business – all while improving quality and increasing your return on investment?  For Carl Diebold Lumber in Oregon, the right moisture measurement tools have been key.  » Read More...

CFI's Top 10 Under 40 nominations underway!

Nominations close on Aug. 5. Anyone in the logging, sawmilling or associated industries under the age of 40 as of Dec. 31, 2022, can be nominated. Equipment and technology suppliers are also welcome. » Read More...

B.C. port strike: New tentative agreement reached

The long-running B.C. port dispute is set to finally come to an end, with the workers' union and employers' association jointly announcing a new tentative agreement. » Read More...

Softwood lumber trade dispute impacts non-tenured manufacturers: IWPA

IWPA has penned an open letter to cabinet and provincial ministers after the U.S. announced a 7.99% rate for countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to 2021 shipments of B.C. » Read More...

BCLTC urges bilateral dispute resolution after U.S. decision on softwood lumber duties

The BCLTC is urging collaboration and dispute resolution over continued litigation between Canadian and U.S. lumber producers. » Read More...

B.C. ministers’ statement on softwood lumber final ruling

Two B.C. ministers have issued a joint statement in response to the countervailing and antidumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to the U.S. » Read More...


Spotlight: Caity Klaudt

Caity is a registered forest technician who currently co-leads WorkSafeBC’s silviculture high risk strategy, where she executes focused and impactful inspections in areas that represent an exceptional risk to workers. » Read More...


Forest Engineering Conference

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Canadian Woodlands Forum Fall Meeting  

October 3, 2023 | Dartmouth Crossing, Nova Scotia » Read More...