Lumber Demand Drops as Year-End Looms

A combination of the normal seasonal slowdown in demand, due to construction activity reducing during winter, and plenty of supply throughout the marketplace brought steady-to-lower lumber prices. As the holiday season quickly approached, producers across the...

True Winter Weather Brings Lower Lumber Prices

As December dawned winter weather came on across North America, causing the usual drop in construction activity thus lumber sales. Price levels dropped accordingly, but only for benchmark items. Sellers were able to keep prices level on many dimension lumber and panel...