Redeveloped site will have an annual production capacity of 125,000 tonnes.
Converts wood chips to a sugar stream and a hydrolysis lignin stream but does not produce pulp.
Canadian industry has grown by 73% over the past four years: about 65% of the pellets are produced in BC.
US housing recovery and lower loonie are leading growth, report says.
The popularity of Fiber Fuel has resulted in the Nova Scotia specialty wood producer adding capacity with a second briquetting machine.
The operation produces over 100 million board feet of softwood annually.
Trade to increase with recognition of Canada’s heat treated lumber certification program.
Aims to be a leading supplier of incontinence products in Europe.
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.
Ottawa may extend programs designed to help the forest products industry innovate and adjust to challenges that have eliminated thousands of jobs.
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.
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.
LAVAL, Que.: Uniboard Inc’s manufacturing facility in Val-d’Or, Que. has been certified by the Composite Panel Association (CPA) for meeting the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Phase 2 emissions standards. The manufacturer of engineered wood products made with particleboard says…