Top Tembec shareholders oppose Rayonier offer

MONTREAL, QC – Two of the largest shareholders of Tembec Inc. have said they will not support the proposed acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. unless the company improves its offer. Oaktree Capital Management LP, which owns 19.9 per cent of the Canadian forest products company, said it would vote...

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Weyerhaeuser will spend $50M to fix “smelly” joists

SEATTLE – Weyerhaeuser estimates it will cost US$50-60 million to address customer concerns about its TJI Joists with Flak Jacket Protection product. The company has determined that recent customer feedback regarding an odor in certain newly constructed homes is related to a recent formula change to the Flak Jacket coating...

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  • B.C. association congratulates new ministers

    Coast Forest Products Association congratulated British Columbia’s 36th premier, John Horgan and his newly sworn in cabinet. “We look forward to collaborating and working together with the new provincial government,” the association said in a blog post. The association gave special acknowledgement to Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural...

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  • FPInnovations receives research award

    QUÉBEC – FPInnovations has received the Omond Solandt Award, which is presented annually to a public or private organization that has made an outstanding contribution to operational research in Canada. The Omond Solandt 2017 Award from the Canadian Operational Research Society was given to FPInnovations to highlight its commitment to...

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  • Andre moves to president at Workplace Safety North

    Paul Andre, CRSP, has taken the helm at Workplace Safety North, as acting president and CEO. Andre has served as vice-president of prevention services at WSN since 2010. The former CEO and field services manager of the Pulp and Paper Health and Safety Association has more than 25 years’ experience...

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SUMMER #1 2017 VOL. 21 #4

SUMMER #1 2017 VOL. 21 #4

July 18, 2017
By: The Working Forest

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