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News Forestry Manufacturing General
December 7, 2016  

Wood products outlook rosy for 2016, darker for 2017

Likelihood of softwood lumber import duties will weigh on bottom lines.

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December 5, 2016  

Americans would be hurt by lumber duties: US home builders

Industry analysts expect preliminary duties next April of between 25% and 40%.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
November 30, 2016  

Softwood dispute with US has BC looking to China, India

Province is preparing a defence along but also mounting expansion efforts as a buffer.

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November 10, 2016  

Yes, we’ll talk about upgrading NAFTA: Canada to Trump

The federal government could seek to upgrade the agreement, with particular focus on softwood lumber.

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November 10, 2016  

Clark congratulates Trump, says BC will work toward lumber deal

Softwood agreement expired more than a year ago; negotiations to renew it are continuing.

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November 9, 2016  

What Trump’s victory could mean for Canada’s economy

With the support of a Republican-controlled Senate and House of Representatives, Canada could feel some pain from the Trump administration.

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October 28, 2016  

Norbord, Louisiana Pacific Corp. exhange ownership of Quebec mills

Financial terms haven’t been disclosed.

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October 25, 2016  

Start-up wood processor Boréalix gets $111,638 CED funding

Repayable contribution will help the maker of wood tiles commercialize its products for the US market.

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October 19, 2016  

Quebec hires Raymond Chretien to help in softwood lumber dispute

Ex ambassador to the US says time is a factor as US elects Clinton or Trump, both critical of free trade.

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October 13, 2016  

Canada and US to keep softwood talks going despite deadline expiry

US could begin the process of imposing tariffs on Canadian lumber imports.

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October 6, 2016  

Canadian lumber execs press softwood deal with US trade rep

Current agreement about to expire, US expected to begin the process of imposing tariffs.

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October 3, 2016  

Prospect of US tariffs on softwood lumber loom

US trade ambassador to meet with Canadian lumber execs before deadline.

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September 26, 2016  

West Fraser Mills facing environmental charges in Alberta

Charges related to the release of a substance in Sept. 2014 not immediately reported to the provincial government.

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September 25, 2016  

West Fraser brews its black liquor

An innovative Alberta pulp mill is transforming a wood byproduct for value-added products.

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September 7, 2016  

Court hears chilling account of sawmill shootings in BC

Two dead, two wounded during rampage: former worker charged with first-degree and attempted murder.

News Forestry General
August 22, 2016  

Tolko to shut down in northern Manitoba; 332 to lose jobs

Tolko bought the Manitoba Kraft Paper and Sawmill Operations in 1997.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 17, 2016  

Post Alberta wildfire boil-water advisory has been lifted

Water safe for all users of Fort McMurray treatment plant

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August 12, 2016  

Cascades takes majority position in Texas tissue plant

Longhorn Paper Converting expands Quebec paper company’s reach into US markets.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 11, 2016  

Captured CO2 to supply Quebec greenhouse project

CO2 Solutions technology will deliver carbon dioxide from a pulp mill to grow vegetables.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 26, 2016  

Kruger investing $55M on new paper machine in Quebec

Will increase production by 20,000 tonnes and preserve 600 jobs.

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July 21, 2016  

Canadian envoy fires back on US softwood lumber rhetoric

US senators allege Canadian lumber is subsidized, unfairly traded and well-documented adverse economic impacts.

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July 7, 2016  

BC logging firm ordered to replant after Creston audit

Unidentified licensee hasn’t harvested any cutblocks in the last two years.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 24, 2016  

Fortress Paper to sell idled Quebec mill to Nexolia

Subsidiaries of Nexolia Bioenergy picking up the site and assets for $15.4 million.

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June 20, 2016  

Sawmill jobs at risk as softwood lumber deal with US fades

US proposal would put a 24% quota on Canadian imports.

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May 30, 2016  

Manufacturers need to invest or risk derailing growth

Capital expenditures expected to decrease by an average of 10.9% this year.

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May 30, 2016  

Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude

Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.

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May 19, 2016  

Fort McMurray residents could be allowed back into city by June 1

Government warns it’s likely only basic services will be available, hospital partially open.

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May 18, 2016  

Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill

Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.

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May 12, 2016  

Ont. Chamber of Commerce urges one-year cap and trade delay

Wants to see economic analysis an details on how revenue will be handled.

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May 5, 2016  

Resolute Forest cuts US newsprint capacity

Shutting Georgia machine permanently, cites vulnerability to strong US dollar.

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May 3, 2016  

Forest industry vows to cut emissions

Seeks government help on R&D, procurement to cut greenhouse gases by 30 million tonnes.

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April 29, 2016  

On-site safety is no accident

Many workplace injuries can be prevented or minimized with the proper safety-approved workwear and PPE.