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FPAC Rebuts U.S. Lobby Group's Remarks on Canadian Forest Sector
The industry has played a key role to help Canadians and Americans weather the unprecedented…
June 30th 2020
Ottawa Urged to Reject Lifting the Limit on Raw Log Exports
Any change in rule could badly impact the province’s domestic producers and its forests, he…
June 29th 2020
WRI Market Insights: Wood Fiber Costs Saw Notable Decline in 1Q/20
The Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI) recorded 4.2% decline over the prior quarter, taking the…
June 26th 2020
Norske Skog Declares Euro 350 Million Investment in France, Austria Mills
Norske Skog plans to invest approximately Euro 250 million at the Golbey mill, to convert…
June 22nd 2020
WestRock Join Hands with American Forest Foundation Initiative
Majority of forestland across the U.S. are owned by families and individuals.
June 19th 2020
Canfor Subsidiary to Buy Bergs Timber Sawmills in Sweden
The acquisition will add nearly 215 million board feet to Vida’s annual processing capacity.
June 18th 2020
J.D. Irving Kicks Off $35M Expansion at Doaktown Sawmill
The project will expand the mill’s footprint by approximately $14,000 square feet.
June 17th 2020
RFP Announces 40% Cut in Newsprint Paper Capacity
The company spokesperson noted that it has not yet set any timeline for restarting the…
June 16th 2020
Canfor Houston Sawmill to Resume Operations After Long Shutdown
According to company press release, the company’s Polar mill at Bear Lake north of Prince…
June 8th 2020
WRQ Report on Global Forest Industry in Q1 2020
The wood fiber costs recorded decline during the first quarter of the year.
June 5th 2020
West Fraser Bounces Back to Full Production After Covid-19 Curtailments
West Fraser reported significant improvement in available liquidity and reduction in lumber and log inventories.
June 3rd 2020
Canfor Concluded Acquisition of Elliott Sawmilling Company Inc.
The acquired high tech southern yellow pine mill comprises of both large and small log…
June 2nd 2020