Georgia-Pacific Announces New $150 Million Georgia Sawmill

Georgia-Pacific announced plans on Tuesday to build a new regional lumber production facility at the Albany-Dougherty Industrial Park in east Albany on U.S. Highway 82. Construction on the $150 million, 320,000-square-foot, technologically advanced plant is targeted...

Georgia-Pacific Plans To Build Mill At Talladega

From: Timber Processing Editors Georgia-Pacific reports that it plans to build a $100 million sawmill in Talladega, Ala. at the site of a plywood plant that GP closed in 2008. Construction of the 300,000 sq. ft. operation is scheduled to begin immediately with an...

NAHB: Homebuilder Concerns About Lumber Shortage Rising

Homebuilders are quickly feeling the impact of the looming rise in Canadian lumber tariffs, as more homebuilders are concerned about the availability of building materials. According to the May 2017 survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, the...

Global Softwood Lumber Trade Forecasted To Increase In 2016

Global trade of softwood lumber is forecasted to increase by almost 14% in 2016, driven by higher wood demand in China and the US, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported in September that world trade will expand by only...