U.S. law firm employs anti-mafia laws to sue forest activists

A Canadian forestry giant is using legislation most often deployed against the mafia to sue Greenpeace over allegations about the firm’s environmental record in the latest legal battle between campaigners and resource companies. Launched by Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products the case will reverberate beyond the United States as it impacts...

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Global Biomass Pellets Market to Exceed $8.34 Bn in 2020

Zion Research has published a new report titled “Global Biomass Pellets Market for Residential and Industrial applications: Global Market Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 – 2020.” According to the report, global biomass pellets was valued at USD 4.52 billion in 2014 and is forecast to reach USD 8.34 billion...

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  • Canada’s Mercer International to buy German biomass plant

    Canadian pulp manufacturer Mercer International has agreed to buy one of Germany’s largest sawmills and a biomass power plant. Mercer International will acquire the Friesau facility for around CAN$55.1 million (€39.7m) plus defined working capital of approximately $9 million. Mercer International did not disclose the owner of the facility in...

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  • Government of Canada Announces Task Force on Softwood Lumber

    Canada’s forest sector is vital to a strong Canadian economy. Enhanced collaboration between federal and provincial governments will help to keep our forest sector, and the workers and communities that depend on it, strong and resilient. Today, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, announced the creation of...

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  • Local forestry safe under Trump: FSC president

    A Donald Trump presidency doesn’t have to mean uncertainty for the local forestry industry or its environmental ethics, according to the head of Canada’s greenest forestry certification organization. Forest Stewardship Council president Francois Dufresne pointed out the 35-year-old softwood lumber disupte between Canada and the United States far precedes Trump’s political career and he...

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  • EACOM Welcomes Government of Canada Task Force on Softwood Lumber

    EACOM Timber Corporation welcomes news by Canadian Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr of the creation of the Federal-Provincial Task Force on Softwood Lumber, which will coordinate current programs and assess domestic initiatives as Canada continues to negotiate with the United States. ”We thank the Canadian Government for its efforts to...

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  • Wood-Mizer Announces TITAN Wideband Sawmill Equipment

    With the introduction of Wood-Mizer TITAN, the company now offers a full line of wideband sawmill equipment that is designed to improve timber production rates and elevate a sawmill’s operational efficiency. This new product line is a result of a purchase agreement with Multisaw, a well-established manufacturer of wideband sawmill...

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Winter #1 2017 Vol.21 #1

Winter #1 2017 Vol.21 #1

February 22, 2017
By: Shelby Twilt

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