Urban Forestry

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Lumber Prices to Stay in $300 to $400 per mbf Range

The modest level of housing starts in 2014, tighter lending standards, higher interest rates, and increased lumber mill capacity are expected keep lumber prices in check. More

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USDA Plans Incentives for Wooden High-Rises

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says wooden skyscrapers are good for business and the environment. More

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FSC Certification in Limbo for Resolute Forest Products

The FSC-certified lumber producer lost three certificates over issues that include indigenous peoples' rights and environmental impact. More

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Snavely to Continue Perennial Wood Distribution

Even though Eastman Chemical will no longer make Perennial Wood products, Snavely Forest Products in Pittsburgh says it will continue to distribute the remaining stock through the first quarter of 2014. More

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NAWLA Names 2014 Officers, Board Members

The North American Wholesale Lumber Association announced its 2014 officers and new board members More

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Meet NBMDA's new Board of Directors

The NBMDA appointed some familiar faces and a few new ones to its 2014 board of directors. More

Study Reveals Economic Benefits of Cellulose Nanocrystals
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Study Reveals Economic Benefits of Cellulose Nanocrystals

A U.S. Forest Service report says that nanocrystals and nanofibrils could add... More

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Interfor Logs $100,000 Q3 2013 Loss

Falling commodity prices and higher log costs, plus poor weather in the Southeastern U.S., put a damper on British Columbia forest products company Interfor's third quarter 2013 results. More

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Oregon Sawmill Plans Expansion

Roseburg (Ore.) Forest Products plans to upgrade its Dillard, Ore., sawmill to use a wider broader range of fiber in its manufacturing process. More

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Federal Government Shutdown Disrupts Logging Operations

The federal budget impasse, in addition to shutting down government agencies, will also disrupt timber operations on federal lands. More

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