News Forestry Manufacturing General
November 13, 2019  

Trade mission to Asia to calm concerns about wood downturn

Beetle epidemic and two recent record-breaking wildfire seasons have destroyed millions of hectares of BC forests.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
July 4, 2018  

Taiga Building Products to buy Exterior Wood for $55M

A ‘significant step forward’ in a strategy to pursue value enhancing opportunities.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
March 13, 2018  

Smithers to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

Redeveloped site will have an annual production capacity of 125,000 tonnes.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

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.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

UK demand fuels 46% rise in exports of Canadian wood pellets: NEB

Canadian industry has grown by 73% over the past four years: about 65% of the pellets are produced in BC.

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.

Feature Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
February 26, 2015  

Fuel from (wood) fibre

The popularity of Fiber Fuel has resulted in the Nova Scotia specialty wood producer adding capacity with a second briquetting machine.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 26, 2015  

Maibec acquires Fraser Timber’s Masardis mill

The operation produces over 100 million board feet of softwood annually.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 26, 2015  

Wood exports to increase with Mexico deal

Trade to increase with recognition of Canada’s heat treated lumber certification program.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
November 20, 2013  

Domtar buys adult diaper maker Indas for $563M

Aims to be a leading supplier of incontinence products in Europe.

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.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
February 2, 2012  

Ottawa may extend forest products programs

Ottawa may extend programs designed to help the forest products industry innovate and adjust to challenges that have eliminated thousands of jobs.

News General
December 6, 2011  

Canfor shutters two BC sawmills

Canfor Corp. has decided to close two BC sawmills, idled following the collapse of the US residential housing market in 2008, but it is investing $300 million in other facilities.

News Business Operations
April 18, 2011  

Asian demand drives up softwood prices

Softwood sawlog prices have trended upwards in all major regions of North America over the past two years, with the biggest increases occurring in the US Northwest, where the log export market has had a major impact on the supply-demand balance.

News Sustainability
April 22, 2010  

Wood product manufacturer meets California standards

LAVAL, Que.: Uniboard Inc’s manufacturing facility in Val-d’Or, Que.