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Architects Embrace the Beginning of the Timber Age

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, quality and speed of construction.

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This is not the kind of cutting Canada’s forestry companies wanted to be doing. Read more

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A Scandinavian model of forestry being used on Vancouver Island since the 1940s is a testament to sustainable practices not seen elsewhere in the province Read more

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Forests Ministry says it's already implementing some of the report's recommendations. Read more

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B.C. forestry companies say proposed legislation that would give the government a veto over the transfer of timber-cutting rights has put the entire forest industry “on pause.” Read more

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Millson Forestry Service is scrambling to find a buyer for 260,000 red and white pine seedlings now that the province has cancelled funding for Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program. Read more

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Canfor Corporation has announced it will be temporarily curtailing operations at three British Columbia mills due to log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions. Read more

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There's been a blizzard this week in Utah, and still, State Forester Brian Cottam is preoccupied with forest fires. Read more

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The Milwaukee (Wisconsin) City Council's City Plan Commission voted unanimously to approve the rezoning for a project that includes what could be the Western Hemisphere's tallest mass timber structure, Read more

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Extreme cold temperatures in the forecast could be good news for Winnipeg's ash trees and very bad news for emerald ash borers. Read more

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Canada’s forestry and legume industries say the country’s two major railways prioritized other commodities over their shipments to the Port of Vancouver late last year, costing companies millions amid surging demand for Canadian goods abroad. Read more

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