Russia’s attack on Ukraine worsened already rising lumber prices. Futures are now just 15% below the all-time high of $1,711 per thousand board feet reached last May. Timber prices keep surging in the middle Russiathe invasion of Ukraine, and traders may soon see even greater price swings. Futures contracts haveRead More →

Mercer International (NASDAQ:MERC) (TSE:MRI.U) has been upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has a price target of $14.00 on shares of the basic materials company. Zacks Investment ResearchThe price target indicatesRead More →

91% of subcontractors report great difficulty finding skilled workers, and a record 95% face at least one product shortage December 25, 2021 – WASHINGTON, DC – Rising costs, skills shortages and a lack of materials continue to create challenges for the construction industry, sending the United States Chamber of CommerceRead More →

Worker, Edmonton, Alta., Released its latest Home Services Economic Report: Record Growth Fuels Labor Shortage. The report features expert insight and aggregate proprietary data from over 100,000 home cleaners, landscapers, HVAC technicians, window cleaners and plumbers who use the Jobber platform. “Despite the current labor shortage and fluctuating availability ofRead More →

But the solution isn’t as simple as just returning some ships to Los Angeles and sending them north to Oakland. Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell, chairman of the Assembly’s Special Committee on Ports and Freight Movements, said ocean carriers need relationships with terminal operators, trucking companies and warehouses, which requires theRead More →

CALGARY, Alberta, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Total Energy Services Inc. (“Total Energy” or the “Company”) (TSX:TOT) announces its consolidated financial results for the three months and the year ended December 31, 2020. Financial Highlights ($000’s except per share data) Three months ended December 31 Year ended December 31Read More →