OSHA Announces Short Delay of Electronic Filing Deadline - Nov 30, 2017 

The submission deadline was moved from December 1 to December 15, 2017. The delay was designed to allow employers more time to become familiar with the electronic submission process for injury and illness data.; Canada to Take Softwood Lumber Duty Case to WTO: Legal challenges could take years to finalize. The Canadian government has won more than it has lost when it comes to international trade cases involving previous softwood lumber disputes.; U.S. Housing on the Rise, Existing Supply Tightening: The home construction and remodeling sectors are very important for the overall growth of the North American forest products industry. A rising share of new home sales is coming from homes that have not yet begun construction. Holiday Schedule: Pallet Profile will not be published December 29, 2017. The offices of Industrial Reporting, which publishes the Profile, will be closed from December 25, 2017 through January 1, 2018 for the Christmas holiday.