MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 13/17
REVISED March 16/17

SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTONS FOR ROAD CLOSURE ARE IN EFFECT THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK.  THESE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL SUNDAY MAY 14 FOR SOUTHERN NB AND SUNDAY MAY 21 FOR NORTHERN NB.

J D IRVING DOAKTOWN - White Pine Sawlogs are closed for deliveries until the fall.

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AV ATHOLVILLE WILL BE CLOSED FOR DELIVERIES DUE TO HIGH INVENTORY FROM MARCH 20TH TO MAY 15TH.
AV NACKAWIC WILL BE CLOSED FOR DELIVERIES DUE TO HIGH INVENTORY FROM MARCH 26TH TO MAY 15TH.

AV Nackawic - currently open for regular deliveries.  NEW PRICES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 30TH TL POPLAR $48.90/mt =$111/cord, Random POPLAR $47.92/MT = $108.78/CD, RANDOM BIRCH $43.03/MT =$97.68/CD, MIXED HARDWOODS TL $51.34/MT = $116.54/CD, RANDOM HARDWOODS $53.30/MT = $120.99/CD.  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ALL ROUNDWOOD TRUCKS MUST HAVE A BACK RACK OR NOT GET UNLOADED.

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DEVON LUMBER HAS STOPPED BUYING STUDWOOD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. DEVON WILL CONTINUE TO PURCHASE TREE LENGTH CEDAR YEAR ROUND. THE PRICE OF TL CEDAR INCREASED EFFECTIVE FEB 15TH TO $97.80/MT = $155.50/CORD.  PLEASE WATCH YOUR SEPCS ON THIS CEDAR.

HAINESVILLE SAWMILL ARE NO LONGER PURCHASING CEDAR UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

RAVEN LUMBER IS CLOSED.

TWIN RIVERS PLASTER ROCK ARE OPEN FOR DELIVERIES HOWEVER THEY WOULD LIKE YOU TO CALL BEFORE DELIVERING 506 – 356 – 4152.

E M Cummings Yard, Meductic – OPEN FOR ALL PRODUCTS. Tree length Studwood price is $55/75/mt = $113.73/cord.  Sawlogs now have three grade ALL SPRUCE $62.59/mt = $127.68/cd ALL FIR $58.68/mt = $119.71 or SPRUCE/FIR MIX must be over 50% SPRUCE $60.64/mt = $123.71/MT NO MORE LAST CUT OF THE TREE ON LOADS OF SAWLOGS.  9’ Studs ONLY NO 8’ $54.77/mt= $111.73/cord. ABSOLUTELY NO ROT BETWEEN 6” & 10”NO RED NO STAIN.

MARWOOD LUMBER – CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR ALL PRODUCTS TILL FURTHER NOTICE AT ALL LOCATIONS.

WOODLAND PULP ARE OPEN ON FRIDAYS FOR TREE LENGTH HARDWOOD, NO RANDOM OR 8’ HARDWOOD ON FRIDAYS.  WOODLAND PULP IS LOOKING AT HAVING A DELIVERY CLOSURE THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017.

 

LP HOULTON – OPEN FOR DELIVERIES OF 9’ POPLAR PRICE $47.92/TON US FUNDS= $119.80/CD US FUNDS = $157/CORD CDN.

LP CARSON YARD IS OPEN FOR DELIVERIES PRICE IS $37.16/TON US FUNDS $92.90/CD US FUNDS = $122/CD CDN FUNDS.

 

SAFETY ISSUES - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR LOADS ARE SECURE WHILE ON THE ROADWAYS AND LP WILL ALSO BE WATCHING GROSS WEIGHTS FOR OVERWEIGHT LOADS.  

MCMILLIAN LUMBER IN BELLE ISLE CREEK ARE PURCHASING HEMLOCK & CEDAR SAWLOGS 12’ NOW $196/CORD.

PLEASANT RIVER LUMBER DOVER FOXCROFT   -    NO FIR SAWLOGS DELIVERIES AT PLEASANT RIVER LUMBER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EFFECTIVE FEB 27TH. THE PRICE HAS DROPPED BY $2/TON ON ALL PRODUCTS. TREE LENGTH SPRUCE STUDS ARE NOW $56.72/TON US FUNDS = $127.62/CORD US = $167/CD CDN FUNDS AND SPRUCE LOGS ARE NOW $61.61/TON = $305.03/1000 BOARD FT US FUNDS $400/1000 BOARD FEET CDN FUNDS BASED ON A US BANK RATE OF $1.31.   NEW SCALING HOURS MON – FRI 6 AM – 5 PM CDN TIME AND SATURDAY 6:30 AM TILL 1:00 PM CDN TIME.

ARBEC ARE CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

A REMINDER THAT THE POLICY FOR TC BOOK SIGN OUT IS FOR ONE MONTH, SO PLEASE TURN IN ANY TC BOOKS THAT ARE OLDER THAN ONE MONTH.  THE BOARD’S YEAR-END IS MARCH 31ST, SO PLEASE STOP USING ANY CURRENT BOOKS ON THAT DATE, EVEN IF THEY ARE NOT FULLY FILLED, AND RETURN THEM TO THE YSC OFFICE BY APRIL 15TH.

Please feel free to check out our NEW YSC WEBSITE AT www.yscnb.ca . We would like to have your feedback on the website, suggestions are always welcome so let us know of anything you would like to see added to the website.  YSC also has a Facebook page, where we post all notices.  Follow us on Facebook for the latest new information!               

YSC's new award - The Ken Hardie Stewardship Award - handed out at our annual meeting June 22, 2016.

Congratulations to

Greg Bavis & Wade Regan!

​YSC FOREST PRODUCTS MARKETING BOARD

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WE NEED A DIRECTOR!!!!


YSC Marketing Board currently needs one new Director!  We have a District that has an opening: 


Disctrict 11 - Charlotte county area (East)


If you are interested in joining our Board, please email:

erica.odonnell@yscnb.ca