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News Energy Forestry Manufacturing General
November 6, 2017  

Atco’s plans for power line in Jasper National Park meeting resistance

Says it’s the cheapest option for replacing the aging generators that currently power the off-grid town.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 30, 2017  

Softwoods in Maritimes to decline due to global warming: federal study

Study suggests planting species of softwood that are proven to be more resilient in warm climates.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
September 18, 2017  

Strong market means little uptake in government softwood

Federal loans and loan guarantees to help producers weather the duties has been limited.

News Construction Forestry Government Manufacturing General
September 6, 2017  

Softwood dispute will only push cost of rebuilding Houston higher: Scotiabank

At least 200,000 houses damaged by the hurricane; ultimate cost will reach upwards of $150 billion.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 28, 2017  

Resolute promises to help Houston after Harvey with lumber shipment

Canadian forestry company will send a rail car when city begins to rebuild after the hurricane.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 28, 2017  

Gallant to make final push in Washington on softwood lumber

New Brunswick premier to make the case for continuing an exclusion from additional tariff.

News Construction Forestry Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 23, 2017  

Structurlam first Canadian company certified to SFI green standard

Will use certification to expand its timber products into new markets.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 23, 2017  

German softwood imports up 10X in wake of US duties on Canadian industry

Prices are rising, making imports from sources in Europe and more attractive.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 9, 2017  

Environmentalists say satellite shots show logging in moratorium areas

They claim over the last six months logging did not stop in at least two Quebec locations.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 9, 2017  

Irving to build a $400M tissue plant in Georgia

Expands the tissue manufacturer’s US footprint.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 28, 2017  

Western Forest Products indefinitely curtails Vancouver Island sawmill

In limbo since February, victim of softwood lumber dispute and lack of log supply.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
July 28, 2017  

Canada and US close to deal on softwood, but negotiations intense: Horgan

BC premier says talks are ongoing, and close to reaching a market-share agreement.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 28, 2017  

Tembec shareholders approve takeover by Rayonier

Overwhelming 95% in favour of the $1 billion friendly offer.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 24, 2017  

Norbord reopens 100 Mile House mill in BC following evacuation order

Mill was shutdown July 10 to comply with evacuation orders caused by raging wildfires in the area.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 19, 2017  

Tembec warns of risk stock price will fall if takeover rejected

Two largest shareholders oppose the deal; looking for a higher offer price.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
July 17, 2017  

Lumber prices see ‘major jump’ after BC wildfires

Analysts say price hike is due partly to a limited supply as mills across the province shutdown due to the fires.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
July 14, 2017  

Quota-based softwood lumber deal in August possible: analyst

Would reduce Canada’s share of the US market to 28% over several years from its 31.9% share last year.

News Chemicals Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability
July 12, 2017  

Manufacturer receives $188K to develop wood-based bonding agents

Sustainable bonding-agents replace petroleum-based products.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Production Sustainability
July 12, 2017  

Oil, lumber companies mobilize to protect pipelines, mills from BC wildfires

Kinder Morgan is removing vegetation to create a fire break in the areas in which its Trans Mountain pipeline operates.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
July 12, 2017  

NB premier optimistic after softwood meeting in Washington

Audience with Ross yielded no assurances as federal governments continue to negotiate.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production
July 10, 2017  

Norbord suspends operations at mill, site evacuated due to BC wildfires

More than 8,500 people in BC have been ordered to leave their homes due to the wildfires.

Feature Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General
July 4, 2017  

Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets

Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 30, 2017  

Softwood fight squeezes NB forestry firm with cross-border operations

Disrupting the lumber trade between Maine, Quebec and New Brunswick would hurt good-paying jobs.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
June 28, 2017  

Canada right in softwood dispute, will keep working with US: Trudeau

Current duties would cost Canadian producers an estimated $1.7 billion a year

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 26, 2017  

Producers brace for second round of US softwood lumber duties

Preliminary anti-dumping duties expected average around 10%, added to previous levy.

News Construction Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 13, 2017  

Canada and US still ‘very far apart’ on softwood lumber: Freeland

Levies on Canadian softwood sent to the US currently range from three to 24%.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
June 1, 2017  

Federal government set to help softwood industry with $1B aid package

Plan expected to include EI enhancements for laid-off workers and funds to assist with exploring new markets and innovations.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
May 29, 2017  

NL reaches deal with pulp and paper company to secure pension

Province guaranteesCorner Brook Pulp and Paper with a bank loan, and in return takes security interest in company’s power assets.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
May 26, 2017  

Rayonier vows to ‘come to bat’ for Tembec in softwood battle

Merged company will keep Canadian headquarters in Montreal.

News Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 25, 2017  

Rayonier makes US$807M friendly takeover offer for Tembec

Proposed takeover requires approvals from courts, regulators and shareholders, and is expected to close in the second half of 2017.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
May 23, 2017  

Lumber exports push wholesale sales above $60 billion for first time

Gains in March were led by the building material and supplies subsector.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
May 23, 2017  

Canada always prevails in US softwood dispute and will again: Trudeau

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says everything is on the table in terms of possible help for the industry.