Soaring aerospace industry fuels Quebec’s exports
Diversified economy benefits from strong US demand for resources.
BC’s beetle chewed forests are recovering fast
They’re growing bigger and absorbing more carbon dioxide.
Canada’s glossy paper dispute with US goes to WTO
Duties affect paper producers in Quebec, New Brunswick and BC
SCA gives new life to losing tickets.
Exporting critical to expanding Canadian manufacturing.
CanExport helps SMEs navigate global markets.
Fiery blast damages BC wood products mill
No injuries reported; mill expected to resume operations in about a week.
Innovation is imperative to energy industry success: Deloitte
Study says an integrated approach is necessary for oil and gas companies to survive.
Ontario to reveal cap and trade platform “within weeks”
Province expects to generate $1.3 billion in revenue from the program in 2017-18.
Harmful gas levels in Chinese-made laminate flooring
afety review found flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators gave off enough formaldehyde gas to irritate eyes, nose and throat of many people.
Lumber Liquidators fined more than $13M for illegal imports
Department of Justice says the penalty is the biggest for timber trafficking under the Lacey Act.
Tembec suspends operations at Senneterre sawmill
Closing begins Feb. 8, 148 jobs affected by weakness in softwood, high costs.
Saskatchewan presses case for TPP trade deal
Trade minister touts “significant benefits” to agriculture, manufacturing and forestry sectors.
WorkSafeBC sued over 2012 mill explosions
Family members allege provincial agency was negligent in its inspections and investigations of the sawmills
How a trade feud with Canada built hundreds of homes in the US
A provision in the 2006 agreement guarantee $500 million in penalties levied on the Canadian lumber industry would go to American charities.
US imposing duties on Canadian glossy paper products
Department of Commerce claims US industry damaged by subsidized Canadian imports.
Resolute buys into tissue with Atlas acquisition
Purchase of Florida company counters dwindling paper demand.
Mapping Canada’s future
A framework for manufacturing success.
Flooring firm pleads guilty to environmental crimes
Lumber Liquidators to pay $13.2 million for illegally sourcing wood.
Maine lawmakers back duties against NS paper mill
They say Canadian paper subsidies hurt the state’s industry.
West Fraser to acquire Manning Diversified
Plans to expand annual production capacity at Alberta sawmill.
US confirms tariff in spat over Canadian coated paper
Claims producers received countervailable subsidies from to 20.18%.
Blame game already on as softwood deal expires
American lumber producers say 2006 agreement is outdated; they want new deal.
Lumber Liquidators paying $10M to end US probe
Investigation looking into importation of illegally sourced wood products.
12 countries, including Canada, reach tentative TPP trade deal
Notable provisions include slashed auto tariffs, which will be traded duty-free as long as they have 45% content from the TPP region.
Canfor buys Anthony Forest Products in $93.5M deal
AFP in Arkansas operates six facilities producing lumber, engineered wood and wood chips.
Canfor shuttering Canal Flats sawmill in BC
Lack of fibre supply and a depressed market to blame.
Two Quebec companies to manufacture treated wood
Joint venture will own seven plants in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario.
NS mill to fight US tariff decision on paper subsidies
Port Hawkesbury Paper said the interim duty of 20.33% is unfair and without merit.
Uniboard invests $7M to boost MDF capacity at Mont-Laurier plant
Manufacturer says wood fibre mat-preheating technology will boost productivity at the facility.
Canada’s wood sector on the rise
US housing recovery and lower loonie are leading growth, report says.
Canada, Japan at odds over BC timber in TPP trade talks
Japan is pushing for the elimination or modifications to controls imposed on BC log exports.