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Apr 04, 2019, 07:00 ET Softwood Lumber Prices Settle as Demands Slackens, US Home Sales and House Prices Strong: April 2019

VANCOUVER, April 4, 2019 /CNW/ - A big surprise unfolded for log and timber suppliers globally when at least one large wood stocking port in China reached almost full capacity in March, according to...


Mar 08, 2019, 16:49 ET US Home Equity Values Improve for 2018, Softwood Lumber Prices Equalize to Match Demand: March 2019

VANCOUVER, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - After a sleepy end to last year, the manufacture, sale, and consumption of North American dimension softwood lumber in 2019 to date has bobbled to relative normalcy....


Feb 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Softwood Lumber Prices Rebound Spectacularly as Construction Material Buying Season Gets Going : Feb 2019

VANCOUVER, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices shot up spectacularly last week as lean field inventories forced customers to come to the table...


Dec 12, 2018, 17:41 ET Recent Softwood Lumber Price Volatility Settles Down to Norm

VANCOUVER, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Trading of US and Canadian softwood lumber last week continued it's usual annual slide to seasonal holiday sawmill closures and curtailments. Friday's print in...


Dec 06, 2018, 15:45 ET Softwood Lumber Dimension Prices Stop Falling, Some Even Pop Back Up

VANCOUVER, Dec. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The best description to characterize the movement of North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber wholesaler prices last week is "waffling". Indeed,...