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Town of Fort Frances Confirms Sale of Idled Resolute Pulp and Paper Mill
The mill is a key economic asset, closely linked with the future of its community,…
July 17th 2019
Softwood Fiber Price Index Hits Highest Level in 5 Years
The wood fiber costs rose almost 10% over the previous year at pulpmills along the…
July 15th 2019
Tolko to Build Modern Wood Pellet Plant in High Level
The completion is expected during the end of second half of 2020, said the company…
July 8th 2019
Canadian Lumber Exports to the U.S. Saw 23% Dip
The data released by the Customs and Tariff Bureau of Japan suggests huge drop in…
July 5th 2019
Western Forest Products Union Workers Start Strike Action at B.C. Mills
The previous collective agreement between WFP and the union expired in mid-June this year.
July 3rd 2019
U.S. Exports of Logs, Softwood Lumber and Pulp Hit Hard by Trade Conflict
The cumulative imports of logs, softwood lumber and pulp by China from the U.S. totaled…
July 2nd 2019
Crisis Looms as Union Serves WFP with 72-Hour Strike Notice
It must be noted that the prior collective agreement had expired in mid-June this year.
July 1st 2019
West Fraser Declares Temporary Production Halt at Northern Alberta Mills
The suspension, for a period of two weeks, is aimed at addressing low log inventories.
July 1st 2019
Chinese Softwood Lumber Import Witnessed Robust 17% Surge
Meantime, the average lumber import price has dropped sharply by 11.5% year-on-year to $183 per…
June 28th 2019
Stora Enso Decides to Consolidate Spruce Production at Finnish Mills
Stora Enso intends to stop production at the Kitee sawmill in a phased manner before…
June 28th 2019
Conifex Signs Definitive Agreement on Sale of Fort St. James Sawmill
The closing of the transaction is however subject to certain regulatory approvals and other customary…
June 26th 2019
Interfor Enters Five-Year Agreement with Homalco First Nation
Homalco and Interfor will celebrate the partnership on National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 on June…
June 21st 2019