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West Fraser acquires Gilman Companies with 7 mills in US

West Fraser is adding seven new U.S. operations including six sawmills and a finger-joint mill in Florida and Georgia as part of the company's acquisition of Gilman Companies.

Editorial: Why do environmental groups villainize the forest sector?

There’s some onus on all industry members to educate themselves about public perceptions and realities when it comes to forest sustainability and carbon storage.

Tolko to upgrade OSB line at re-opened Alberta mill

Tolko has ordered two pocket batch feeders to upgrade its OSB line at its re-opened High Prairie, Alta., mill.

Delivered lumber cost to US, competitiveness set to change

The impact of duties on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S. will be a game-changer for different producing areas in North America.

Have environmentalists lost sight of what they are fighting for?

“We cannot let fundraising goals and ‘rhetorical hyperbole’ get in the way of a sustainable future for Ontario’s most renewable sector – forestry,” writes Ian Dunn.
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Teal-Jones Group keeps fibre flowing to coastal mills

In spite of the media storm around the U.S. duties, Teal-Jones Group’s pressing concern these days is about shrinking fibre supply in B.C. Reductions in allowable annual cut are occurring or are expected this year in Quesnel, Prince George, and Lakes timber supply areas. » Read more...

Resolute restart brings new jobs to small town

The mill in Ignace, Ont., is more than just a modern sawmill. For the town of about 1,200, Resolute Forest Products is one of its biggest employers. » Read more...

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM

Sept. 18-20, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Carbon Tax Webinar

Sept. 26, 2017
Location: Online
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SFI Annual Conference

Sept. 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
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Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo

Sept. 15-16, 2017
Location: Selma-Smithfield, N.C.
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