• Fire destroys sawmill at Katahdin Forest Products in Oakfield
    OAKFIELD, Maine — A Sept. 16 fire at Katahdin Forest Products left one of its sawmill buildings totally destroyed, as well as most of the equipment  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Birch Creek Fire at 50% containment
    14 and required the U.S. Forest Service and Umatilla County Sheriff's Office to evacuate hunters and visitors from the area of the fire. The cause is  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Environmentalists seek grazing injunction in national forest
    An environmentalist lawsuit alleges that grazing should stop in Washington's Colville National Forest until the U.S. Forest Service re-analyzes its  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Lumber prices continue to soar nationwide, driving up cost of new homes
    NAHB says that's the largest four-month gain since the data was first recorded in 1949. NAHB says the spike in softwood lumber prices has increased  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Dolan Fire containment increases to 45% as some evacuation orders lift
    ... to help firefighters conduct more burn operations near Highway 1. The Forest Service said it estimates that 100% containment will be reached Sept. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Butte County receives grant for fire fuel reduction, habitat improvement
    The money will fund two conservation projects. The larger project will cut back on fire fuel on 15,800 acres of Forest Service land near Butte Meadows. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • First Cut: Investing in success
    Softwood lumber prices have been on the rise in Canada and the U.S. since the beginning of May, when prices surpassed May 2019 levels, according  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • New home construction gains strength in BC
    B.C. housing starts picked up traction in August with levels climbing to an annualized rate of 42,564 units. This was the first time starts exceeded  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2020-09-18
  • San Bernardino National Forest – News & Events
    Sep. 18, 2020 – USDA Forest Service officials on the San Bernardino National Forest have confirmed the death of a firefighter on the El Dorado Fire. The  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Union, MP talk about next steps after sawmill sale
    The last softwood lumber agreement expired in 2015, and the Ontario Forest Industry Association says the tariffs imposed are simply meant to starve  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • 1 killed, 1 hurt at Lincoln lumber mill, police say
    LINCOLN, Calif. —. One person was killed and another was hurt in an accident at a lumber  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Firefighter Dies in California Wildfire Sparked by Gender-Reveal Party
    “Our deepest sympathies are with the family, friends and fellow firefighters during this time,” the Forest Service said in a statement Friday morning. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Parts of Coos County Forest, Oregon Dunes reopen Friday
    SOUTH COAST — Parts of the Coos County Forest and Siuslaw National Forest reopened Friday, according to information from the National Forest  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Firefighter Killed As Blazes Spread Near LA, Threatening Suburban Communities, Palm Springs
    US forest service officials confirmed on Friday that one firefighter had been killed battling the blazes north and east of Los Angeles. The victim's name  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2020-09-18
  • Housing Starts Weaken in August
    Housing starts weakened in August, decreasing by 5.1% month-on-month to 1.42 million units (annualized). This was below consensus expectations  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2020-09-18