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Northern Pulp says N.S. ministerial order could cause site to emit odour

Paper Excellence Canada, the mill’s parent company, says Nova Scotia’s revised ministerial order indicates the province does not understand the way effluent treatment facilities operate.

Canfor to close Isle Pierre sawmill permanently

The closure is a result of an insufficient supply of economically viable timber following the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic, coupled with the major global economic downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 concerns weaken US multifamily builder and developer confidence in Q1

According to results from the NAHB’s Multifamily Market Survey, the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) fell 22 points to 27 compared to the previous quarter. The Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) rose 19 points to 59, indicating more vacancies.
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CFI Podcast

The CFI Podcast: Kevin Edgson on how to attract younger workers to forestry

In the latest episode of The CFI Podcast, we spoke to Kevin Edgson, president and CEO of EACOM Timber Corporation, about how the industry can attract younger workers, the impact of new industry programs and initiatives, the importance of diversity and inclusion, and more. » Read more...
Lumber ‘injury’ complaint

NAFTA upholds U.S. softwood lumber ‘injury’ complaint

A NAFTA panel has reviewed the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) determination of “injury” to U.S. lumber trade from Canadian lumber, and will uphold the latest U.S. lumber industry trade complaint against Canadian softwood lumber. » Read more...
Madisons Lumber Report

Mosaic and United Steelworkers agreement sparks criticism from San Group

After a landmark agreement between Mosaic Forest Management and the United Steelworkers (USW, Local 1-1937), San Group says mills in British Columbia should benefit first from B.C. forests before anything is shipped overseas. » Read more...

Fires break out at two northwestern N.B. sawmills

A mill fire broke out at the Twin Rivers Paper Company sawmill in Plaster Rock, N.B., on Friday, May 22, one day after a fire broke out at the SBC Cedar manufacturing plant in Saint-André, N.B. » Read more...

Mosaic commits to further reconciliation in forest sector with Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Port Alberni, British Columbia – Huu-ay-aht First Nations (“Huu-ay-aht”) and Mosaic Forest Management Corporation (“Mosaic”) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) which affirms their commitment to reconciliation. » Read more...