US Housing Market and Lumber Prices Update: April 2024

The decrease in US housing starts for March marks the biggest drop in total starts since the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020. However, revisions to the two prior months added roughly 29,000 units to the previously reported tallies. Madison’s Lumber Prices Index April & US Housing Starts March: 2024 The Madison’s Lumber Prices […] The post US Housing Market and Lumber Prices Update: April 2024 first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Stagnant lumber market keeps prices flat: Madison’s

Stagnant lumber market keeps prices flat: Madison’sJennifer Ellson There was a pause…

First Nation’s Major Project Coalition, Canada’s Forest Trust Corp launch partnership

First Nation’s Major Project Coalition, Canada’s Forest Trust Corp launch partnershipJennifer Ellson…

Eastern Ontario Model Forest adopts SFI forest certification

Eastern Ontario Model Forest adopts SFI forest certificationJennifer Ellson The Eastern Ontario…

Stagnant Lumber Market Keeps Prices Flat

As mid-April arrived it seemed like the recent practice of customers holding off buying volumes of wood, making purchases for immediate needs only, was becoming an entrenched habit. Historically at this time of year the seasonal stocking up of lumber inventory would be well underway. However, given the late end to winter and recent harsh […] The post Stagnant Lumber Market Keeps Prices Flat first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.

Wood prices fall sharply in April – German forest owners sound the alarm

Wood prices in Germany are falling in April. The reason: supply exceeds…

N. American sawmill capacity dragged down by low demand, closures and shift reductions

In 2023, North America’s net sawmill capacity decreased by 2%, triggered by…

Sweden: Reduced sales of glulam in Jan.-March 2024

Sales of glued laminated timber (glulam) have decreased by 23 percent during…

HS Timber Group officially starts operations at Acon Timber sawmill in Argentina

On April 19, Acon Timber, HS Timber Group’s sawmill in Gobernador Virasoro,…

Finland: Log prices on the rise in March 2024

In standing sales in March, the real prices of softwood logs in…