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BC Lumber Group Decries U.S. Duties

The British Columbia Lumber Trade Council (BCLTC) is urging collaboration and dispute resolution over continued litigation between Canadian and U.S. lumber producers after the...

Climate Activists Condemn Forest Service Report

Climate activists are condemning a recent U.S. Forest Service report to Congress, saying one of its conclusions supports a policy that would worsen climate...

OSHA Fines Arkansas Sawmill

A federal workplace safety investigation determined that a 39-year-old employee of a south Arkansas sawmill suffered fatal injuries from a lumber stacking machine at...

NY Biomass Plant Closing Hurting Timber Industry

The ripple effect is real, say loggers after the biomass plant on Fort Drum closed this past spring. “Our chippers have been sitting idle. Wood...

Wood Industry Impacts Climate, Says New Study

The wood products industry is massively undercounting its impact on the climate, according to a new study published in Nature. “For the most part, people...

White House Announces Investment in Wood Products

The White House recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $43 million to expand innovative uses of wood, including...

Lumber Prices Stabilize

The extreme volatility of lumber markets in 2021 and 2022 appear to be in the rearview mirror. The industry can expect more stable, normal...

Forest Service Forms Northwest Advisory Panel

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has established and appointed members to a new Federal Advisory Committee to provide advice and recommendations on modernizing landscape...

AI Tapped for Quality Control in Lumber

KSM Vision, a start-up business based in Poland, offers an AI-driven optical system for quality control for industries, including lumber. Designed to automate quality control...

Boy Killed in Mill Accident Will Help Save His Mother

A 16-year-old boy killed in an accident at a Wisconsin sawmill is helping to save multiple people’s lives – including his mother’s – through...
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