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Brazil's exports of wood-based products fell 22 percent in August

In August 2019, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) fell 22% in value compared to August 2018, from $282.4 million to $219.7 million, according to ITTO.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Price Increases on Cellulose Specialties Products

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. will increase prices of its high-alpha and high-viscosity Cellulose Specialties products (including acetate, ethers, micro-crystalline cellulose, nitrocellulose and other grades) by 6%, effective immediately, or as contracts allow.

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Domtar to Reduce Papermaking Capacity at Two Mills

Domtar Corporation announced that it will permanently shut down two of its paper machines.

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Fortress Global Enterprises Announces Market Downtime

Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. announced that it will be taking market downtime at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill (the "FSC Mill") in Thurso , Québec.

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Metsä Group announces planned maintenance shutdowns at pulp mills

Metsä Group has scheduled several planned annual maintenance shutdowns at its pulp mills for the autumn of 2019.

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Tolko announces mill closure in B.C., putting 127 off the job in Kelowna

Tolko Industries is cutting back its operations at a lumber mill in Kelowna, affecting 127 jobs as the company becomes the latest in the industry to announce a shutdown in British Columbia.

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WestRock Provides Update of Financial Impact Following Hurricane Dorian

WestRock Company has provided an estimate of the impact of Hurricane Dorian on its fiscal fourth quarter financial results.

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Interfor closes B.C. sawmill in latest blow for troubled lumber industry

Interfor Corp. plans to permanently close its Hammond sawmill in Maple Ridge, B.C., affecting more than 100 workers.

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Canfor pulp mill shutdown extended two weeks

A scheduled week-long shutdown for maintenance at Prince George Pulp and Paper will be followed by a two-week closure in response to weak prices for its product, a Canfor Pulp spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.

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UPM plans to reduce its uncoated paper capacity

If realized, the measures would result in a reduction of 265,000 tonnes of SC capacity and 240,000 tonnes of newsprint capacity in UPM's portfolio.

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West Fraser to reduce B.C. lumber production up to 25 percent

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills, resulting in an estimated 15 to 25 per cent decrease in production.

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Shift reductions coming to Tolko facilities in B.C. as market remains volatile

Tolko says its Armstrong, Lumby and Heffley Creek operations in British Columbia will see shift reductions as volatile conditions continue to plague the province's lumber industry.

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St. Stephen, B.C. losing up to 75 jobs as Arauco closes particleboard plant

St. Stephen will lose 60 to 75 jobs by the end of the year because particleboard operations at the Arauco plant will be shutting down.

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Georgia-Pacific announces more layoffs at Crossett, Arkansas mill

More workers at Georgia Pacific in Crossett are having to look for other jobs.

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New report shows Wisconsin's paper industry leads the nation

Wisconsin's paper industry is alive and well, according to a new state report. A recent study shows the Badger State's paper industry leads the nation in many economic measures.

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Sinclar Group announces two-week curtailments

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. has announced two week curtailments at its sawmill operations in Prince George, Vanderhoof and Fort St. James starting August 19.

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Conifex Announces Curtailment of El Dorado Sawmill

The curtailment is expected to reduce Conifex's US South lumber production by approximately 21 million board feet to the end of the year.

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Nearly 4 Years After Closing, Old Town Pulp Mill Reopens Under New Ownership

Almost four years ago, the Old Town pulp mill was shut down. Nearly 200 workers were affected. But last fall, a subsidiary of a Chinese company purchased the mill, and now it has come back to life.

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Former pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont., could produce cannabis, packaging

The former Resolute pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont., could produce cannabis or even specialty packaging materials, according to the site's new owner.

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West Fraser expects lumber production to be 600 million board lower in 2019

As a result of the temporary and permanent curtailments of production announced to date, West Fraser expects lumber production in 2019 to be at least 600 million board feet lower than 2018.

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Stora Enso evaluates expansion in Wood Products

Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec mill in the Czech Republic and a new construction beam unit to be located at the Ybbs mill in Austria.

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Canfor Announces Additional Capacity Reductions in BC

Canfor Corporation announced further capacity reductions at two of its British Columbia sawmills with an indefinite curtailment at its Mackenzie sawmill and the permanent elimination of one shift at its Isle Pierre sawmill.

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Production cuts at Canfor's Taylor pulp mill extended

Canfor is extending the curtailment at the Taylor pulp mill into September.

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US pellet exports jump 14.8% in first five months 2019

Between January and May, U.S. pellet exports jumped 14.8% y-o-y to 2.5 million m3 with export value expanded 17.4 % to $349.4 million, according to USDA data.

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US decreases 34.8 percent of log exports in January-May 2019

U.S. log exports to Vietnam jumped 39.8% to 110.1 thousand m3 with export value expanded 46.9% to $40.2 million.

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