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Problems of the softwood lumber industry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

Problems of the softwood lumber industry

hearings before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, first session, on impact of lumber imports on the United States softwood lumber industry, April 26, 27, and May 4, 1963, Columbia, S.C., Atlanta, Ga., Shreveport, La.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lumber trade -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C6 1963t
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5901479M
      LC Control Number63062060
      OCLC/WorldCa12539580

      Though the problems facing the timber industry were multifaceted, environmentalists and spotted owls made convenient scapegoats for the industry's woes (see document 53 and document 54). Residents of lumber communities staged rallies in both Seattle and Olympia in May to express their growing outrage and their opposition to owl-protection.   Canada's forest industry by the numbers. Forests are a major source of wealth for Canadians, providing a wide range of economic, social and environmental benefits. In , production in the forest sector contributed $ billion—or %—to Canada’s real gross domestic product (GDP). In a global context, Canada has the world’s largest.

      By rights, the softwood lumber industry should not be looking at the same problem regarding profits. U.S. softwood lumber consumption hit a record 56 billion board feet last year, most of which was used for structural framing in houses, and 19 billion was imported from Canada, also a record. But strong demand has not managed to budge prices much. Softwood lumber prices fell % in November the second consecutive decrease for the index to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The producer price index for softwood lumber has fallen % (not seasonally adjusted) since .

      1/ Wood Products Industry Veneer may also be dried in veneer kilns, which resemble lumber kilns. Kiln drying is a batch operation, where the veneers are stacked with stickers (narrow wood strips) and dried in the kiln.   The softwood lumber raw deal was dubbed “Amateur hour” by some of the industry representatives involved in the process. On Aug , U.S. General William Hull surrendered Fort Detroit, without firing a shot, to a much smaller force of British, Canadian and First Nations troops.


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[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on. Get this from a library. Problems of the softwood lumber industry: hearings before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, first session, on impact of lumber imports on the United States softwood lumber industry, Ap 27, and May 4,Columbia, S.C., Atlanta, Ga., Shreveport, La.

[United States. Importance of lumber to Canada's economy. The softwood lumber industry is vital to the Canadian economy and has employed thousands of people. The forest industry has contributed to direct jobs for aboutindividuals. Indirectly,people have been hired to work in other sectors that depend on Canada's forests.

They include engineering, transportation, and construction. In the case of construction lumber (e.g., 2x4s), it can be bark or missing wood. Machine burn – A darkening of the wood due to overheating by machine knives or rolls when pieces are stopped in.

procedures used in the lumber industry today. Specific problems are discussed, such as the merits and limitations of package wrapping, the protection of lumber when in transit, and ways of protecting lumber from rain soaking at construction sites.

This book also gives recommendations for better storage at the end of several chapters. InCanadian lumber yards supplied 28 percent of the U.S. softwood lumber market, and home builders have been the first to raise concerns.

The history of the softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States has lasted for almost 20 years. The softwood lumber dispute affected British Columbia greatly due to the job loss in lumber industry.

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Among the major industrial groups, the softwood lumber sector is one of the most disaggregated. As of Aprilabout 1, sawmills in. Finished lumber is supplied in standard sizes, mostly for the construction industry – primarily softwood, from coniferous species, including pine, fir and spruce (collectively spruce-pine-fir), cedar, and hemlock, but also some hardwood, for high-grade flooring.

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THREE BASIC UNITS OF MEASURE ARE USED FOR LUMBER: 1. BOARD MEASURE - is the term to indicate that the board foot is the unit of measurement for most lumber items.

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Canadian Soft Wood Lumber Econimic. softwood Biomass. one of the botanical groups of trees that in most cases have needle-like or scale-like leaves; the conifers, such as pines, firs, and sted with the hardwood or deciduous trees.

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Since the book is all about a but new entrants to the industry Author: Rakhal Sarker. The softwood lumber dispute and damages to the economy. The softwood lumber dispute was a dispute between Canada and the United States of America, the center of the dispute was that the Canadian government was unfairly subsidizing their own lumber.

Most softwood lumber is owned by the province and rates are set by them not a competitive market. The welfare impacts of the –91 Canadian “voluntary” 15% lumber export tax and the current % U.

import duty are analyzed using a simultaneous equations model of the softwood lumber market. The results show that U.S. consumers suffer losses 35% to 45% of those endured by Canadian producers. Canadian national welfare was much higher under the voluntary export tax, indicating the. BOOK REVIEW The Softwood Lumber War: Politics, economics, and the long U.S.–Canadian trade dispute, by Daowei Zhang, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA,xvii þ pp., US$ (paperback), ISBN The continuous friction for.

US duty on Canadian lumber comes into force By François Legras 29 May As of most Canadian companies exporting softwood lumber to the US have to pay a new 27 percent duty imposed by Author: François Legras.

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