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ICFPA Announces Launch of 2019 Sustainability Progress Report
The global forest products industry employs 13.2 million people directly and another 41 million people…
May 20th 2019
Federal Judge Ratifies Lawsuit Against WestRock Mill in West Point
The nearby residents, who filed the suit, had pleaded for a jury trial and not…
May 20th 2019
West Fraser B.C. Sawmills Announce Temporary Production Curtailments
The SPF lumber production is expected to witness a decline of approximately 20 million board…
May 17th 2019
Conifex Timber Reports Contraction in Net Loss During Q1 2019
The revenues reported 2% decline from the prior quarter to $133.7 million in Q1 2019.
May 15th 2019
Tolko Industries Declares Permanent Closure of Quest Wood, Quesnel Sawmill
The company has cited escalated wood costs and weak wood market conditions as the reasons.
May 14th 2019
West Fraser Warns of Impacts of Policy Changes to B.C. Forestry Industry
The removal of third shift at Fraser Lake and Quesnel mills impacted West Fraser’s lumber…
May 10th 2019
Spiraling Hardwood Lumber Costs Drag Rayonier to Substantial Loss in Q1
The operating income from High Purity Cellulose segment declined by $24 million compared to first…
May 9th 2019
NHLA Market Update on Ongoing Tariff Trade War Between the U.S. and China
The negotiators representing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) too hinted that negotiations are on…
May 9th 2019
Boise Cascade Concludes Strategic Acquisition of Burmingham Business
Both the companies had reached an agreement in March this year.
May 8th 2019
Canfor B.C. Sawmills Back to Normal Operation After Week-Long Curtailment
It must be noted that all B.C. mills except Wynnwood underwent production curtailment last week.
May 7th 2019
Conifex Declares Temporary Curtailment at Fort St. James and Mackenzie Sawmills
The curtailment is scheduled to begin today (May 6, 2019).
May 6th 2019
WFP Q1 2019 Results Hit Hard by Challenging Markets
The Q1 2019 log revenue remained more or less unchanged at $41.2 million with the…
May 3rd 2019