Highest global sawmilling earnings are being achieved by mills located in the U.S. South and now Russia

2015 Global Cost Benchmarking Report on delivered softwood log and sawmilling costs in 32 countries and regions profiles huge changes in earnings, creating global winners and losers when currency exchange rates are factored in. WOOD MARKETS’ biennial global benchmarking survey has continued to place the U.S. South as the highest margin sawmill region in North […]

Gerry Van Leeuwen – Celebration of Life

Gerry Van Leeuwen Celebration of life will be held September 1st, 2015 from 13:00 – 16:00 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club 3811 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver, BC V6R 1B3 (604) 224-1344 Visit www.dignitymemorial.ca to add your comments or story about Gerry.

In Memory & Honour of Gerry Van Leeuwen

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we advise that our friend and colleague, Gerry Van Leeuwen, passed away on July 3 at the age of 66. Gerry joined WOOD MARKETS in 1998 and was a key part of the growth and success of WOOD MARKETS following his 25-year career in the sawmilling […]

Canada & U.S. “Top 20” Lumber Producers’ Annual Ranking 2014

 U.S. Lumber Expansion By Canadians Leads the Way The latest WOOD MARKETS annual survey of the “Top 20” Canadian and U.S. softwood lumber producers in 2014 shows modest gains by the industry in both countries as lumber demand continues to rise slowly (but steadily) in the U.S. as well as in key export markets. Total […]