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  • £1.25M prize offered for tall building design ideas - New Civil Engineer
    £1.25M prize offered for tall building design ideasNew Civil EngineerIt has been launched by the US Department of Agriculture, and is backed by trade bodies the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC). The organisers say the competition has been launched to “showcase the ...
  • £1.25m prize offered for taller timber building design - CM
    CM£1.25m prize offered for taller timber building designCM... devise “an alternative approach to designing and building taller wood structures”. It has been launched by the US Department of Agriculture, supported by trade bodies the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC).
  • Symposium, Competition Support Tall Wooden Buildings - woodworkingnetwork.com
    Symposium, Competition Support Tall Wooden Buildingswoodworkingnetwork.comThe symposium coincides with the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition announced by the White House Rural Council and United States Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Softwood Lumber Board and Binational Softwood Lumber ...
  • Safety tips for homes with wood-burning stoves, fireplaces - The Daily Freeman
    Safety tips for homes with wood-burning stoves, fireplacesThe Daily Freeman“Not all wood is the same,” says the EPA website. “Softwoods such as Douglas fir need six months to dry and hardwoods such as oak need at least 12 months. Garbage, plastic, treated lumber and driftwood should never be burned. They emit toxic fumes and ...
  • Wood Resources International LLC: Timber harvests in the US and Canada ... - MarketWatch
    Wood Resources International LLC: Timber harvests in the US and Canada ...MarketWatchIncreased North American log exports and higher softwood lumber production in the US and Canada have resulted in a steady rise in timber harvests on the continent from 2009 to 2013, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. However, despite the recent ...

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Lumber Prices & Starts

May 27th, 2013

Lumber prices remain low. Lumber supply is coming online from mills and the CME July futures are showing at $282.20 per thousand (as of June 18, 2013). The hardwood softwood market for 2013 is almost at the half way point. So why are prices still low? Housing starts are inching up and approaching the magic [...]

Hardwood Lumber & Softwood Lumber

September 19th, 2012

Lumber: Hardwood lumber and softwood wholesale lumber supply appear to be firming up. Lumber prices as listed by the CME futures are close to $273 for November. Housing start numbers for August were a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 750,000 units, which was about 29% above the July 2011 rate of 581,000. The demand for [...]

Lumber

May 21st, 2012

Lumber prices are slightly up. Sawmills with timber supply of species such as SY pine lumber, hemlock, and Douglas fir may find that markets are improving. Hardwoods and reclaimed lumber also appear firm as the suppliers search to fill green building demand. On May 21, 2012, lumber price futures for July were listed at $287.90, [...]

Lumber Prices

December 23rd, 2011

Lumber prices for Hardwood lumber and softwood lumber continue to fluctuate. Wholesale hardwood lumber suppliers for red oak, white oak, walnut, cypress, cherry, maple and others still face uncertainty. Lumber price futures are up as the housing market continues to improve. As of 12/23/11, they were at 243.50, which was an improvement of 2.5 points [...]

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