US appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body it rendered inoperative
It has collected almost $3 billion in illegal duties from Canadian softwood producers.
Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products
CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.
West Fraser says worst of its BC mill cuts done after wave of curtailments
Responding to limited log supplies and a plunge in lumber prices from record highs last year.
BC wildfires linked to rising lumber prices, rallying forest company shares
Buyers are worried about supply disruptions if this summer’s fire toll is as severe as last season.
Fishing boats to converge on Nova Scotia harbour to protest
Pulp mill plans to dump effluent daily into Northumberland Strait, they fear impact on lobsters, other seafood businesses.
Taiga Building Products to buy Exterior Wood for $55M
A ‘significant step forward’ in a strategy to pursue value enhancing opportunities.
US allows Nestle to keep taking water from California forest
Allows extraction only when water is available, to protect natural resources in the San Bernardino National Forest.
Study finds oil sands is hard on forest community
Some species were winners and some were losers, but all were affected.
Half Alberta’s boreal forest could disappear due to fires and climate change
Research gives a glimpse at how vegetation could change based on the current rate of carbon emissions.
Truck driver shortages hitting Canada’s forest products sector
Shortage can be addressed by better working conditions and compensation: USW.
Resolute and FPInnovations invest $21M in bio-chemicals from wood pilot
Converts wood chips to a sugar stream and a hydrolysis lignin stream but does not produce pulp.
Canada takes softwood lumber dispute with US to NAFTA appeal panel
Freeland calls countervailing and anti-dumping duties unfair, unwarranted and “deeply troubling.”
Western Forest Products indefinitely curtails Vancouver Island sawmill
In limbo since February, victim of softwood lumber dispute and lack of log supply.
Wildfire prompts Cenovus to evacuate Pelican Lake complex
Shutdown at heavy oil facility a precaution, no damage to facilities or infrastructure.
Tembec suspends operations at Senneterre sawmill
Closing begins Feb. 8, 148 jobs affected by weakness in softwood, high costs.