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Weathering the softwood storm

What does the U.S. election of Donald Trump, weeks after the expiry of the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement extension mean for Canada’s sawmills? Canadian Forest Industries interviewed Grant Thornton LLP’s Leah White and Georg Ernst to help answer that question.

Suspicious fire at Herwynen sawmill

The Herwynen sawmill near Fergus, Ont., erupted in flames on Nov. 16. Hardwood pallets were destroyed in the fire, according to reports…

U.S. housing starts climb

Led by gains in both single-family and multifamily production, U.S. housing starts surged 25.5 per cent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.
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Community photos capture forest industry

Keep your submissions coming for the 2016 Forestry Photo Contest run by the Council of Forest Industries and media partner Canadian Forest Industries. » Read more...

Mill log supplies at risk with warm fall

Continuing warm and wet weather have Tolko sawmills in the Cariboo-Chilcotin region of the B.C. Interior running very tight log inventories. According to a story in The Williams Lake Tribune, log inventories are down to 10 days or less in two of the company’s sawmills here. » Read more...

Canadian Wood Council launches updated Carbon Calculator

With growing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in the built environment, designers are increasingly being called upon to balance function and cost objectives with reduced environmental impacts. » Read more...

Tolko mill fire causes evacuation

A fire at the Tolko Industries remanufacturing plant in Lake Country, B.C. prompted an evacuation on Nov. 15. » Read more...

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