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Wood fiber costs for US pellet manufacturers fell in the 2Q/19, while Canadian pellet producers experienced higher costs due to reduced supply of sawmill residues, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review. Read more

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Testimony by Watsa was so problematic, judge awarded some Fibrek shareholders $13.5 million Read more

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WRI’s global and European sawlog price indices have both fallen over the past two years as sawlog prices have moved downward in most countries worldwide, reports the WRQ Read more

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A downturn in British Columbia’s lumber industry is a chance to refocus on getting more money out of provincial forests, Premier John Horgan said Friday. Read more

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The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) today released a plan – “Smart Future: A Path Forward for B.C.’s Forest Products Industry” – with 60 policy choices that can be made today to secure a stronger future for B.C.’s forest sector. Read more

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A huge mechanical claw scoops up several ponderosa pine logs and feeds them into an industrial chipper. Thousands of wood chunks are then blasted into a large shipping container. Read more

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OTTAWA - A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber but the saga for Canada's troubled softwood companies is far from over. Read more

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Fisheries and Land Resources wants to use Nalcor road for log hauling Read more

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Tiny bark beetles the size of a black bean have killed entire mountainsides of pine trees in the western U.S, but ecologists and forest managers disagree about whether they are a pest or a boon to wildlife ecosystems. Read more

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The Canadian government has announced two investments totaling more than $4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels. The announcement was made at the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park in Ontario. Read more

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