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The last lumber mill in Snohomish is closing after almost 75 years due to low demand. The Daily Herald of Everett reports that the Seattle-Snohomish Mill plans to close this summer, laying off 68 people….
Log exports from Washington, Oregon, northern California, and Alaska totaled 272 million board feet in the first quarter of 2015, a decrease of nearly 16 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2014, the U.S….
Prices for lumber futures contracts are beginning to rise, after drifting downward for months. China’s building contraction and the winter hiatus knocked down prices, but they could jump dramatically, say analysts, as U.S. homebuilding surges….
Interfor Corp. will curtail operations at its Tacoma, WA sawmill on May 22. The company cited high log costs and productivity-related issues. Market conditions and the time it takes to complete operational improvements will factor…