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News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 22, 2019  

West Fraser Timber records Q3 loss of $45M on lower production

Closed its Chasm, BC, lumber mill and eliminated the third production shift at its 100 Mile House, BC, operations.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 11, 2019  

Teal-Jones halts harvesting timber on BC coast

Hundreds of jobs lost as BC forest companies close or curtail more than 24 mills.

News Manufacturing General Production
July 22, 2019  

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.

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
January 3, 2017  

Cross-laminated timber offers hope for struggling US timber communities

Proponents say CLT strong enough to build even the tallest skyscrapers.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 9, 2015  

Canada’s wood sector on the rise

US housing recovery and lower loonie are leading growth, report says.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 6, 2015  

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.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 16, 2015  

Apple invests in solar, “sustainable” timber

Part of the tech giant’s drive to power operations with renewable energy.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
October 28, 2014  

West Fraser sees Q3 profit improve to $70M

Revenue tops $1 billion from $878 million in the quarter.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
March 21, 2013  

$117M class action settlement between Ernst & Young, Sino Forest

Chinese-Canadian company accused of fraudulently overstating assets.

News Forestry Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
August 21, 2012  

NewPage gets $124.5M from Nova Scotia to reopen paper mill

Pacific West Commercial expects to inject $160 million into the local economy during its first year.

News Forestry General
August 16, 2012  

Cut more timber to fight pine beetle: BC report

70% of Central Interior’s marketable timber decimated by 2021 if action not taken.

News Pulp & Paper Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
August 3, 2012  

Canfor Pulp president and CEO steps down

Management integrating with Canfor Corp.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
May 11, 2012  

Bombardier wins $31M order for TRAXX locomotives

Bombardier Transportation has won an order from Bure Equity Fund for seven Bombardier TRAXX F140 AC locomotives designed for freight transport in Sweden and Norway.

News Business Operations Operations
April 20, 2012  

Havoc to follow BC pine beetle epidemic: report

The pine beetle epidemic has chewed through BC’s forest industry and thousands of jobs are in danger within five years, says a confidential government report.