B.C. forestry roundtable calls on Trudeau to act
VICTORIA, CNW – A forestry roundtable convened to deal with the crisis caused by U.S. tariffs on five Canadian paper mills has resolved to protect affected communities and recruit the federal government to fight back. “President Trump’s tariffs on paper mills are grossly unfair and may cause several mill closures,” said Scott...
Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group has announced they have finalized a contract to sell 70,000 metric tonnes of wood pellets annually to a Japanese conglomerate, Ube Industries Ltd., by the end of 2019. “Japan has made a strong commitment to decarbonization, and biomass is poised to become an increasingly important part...
UNBC recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has once again been named as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This marks the seventh consecutive year UNBC has garnered the honours from the editors of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition. “The ethos of sustainability...
White River sawmill making major upgrades
White River Forest Products is making more than $9.5 million in upgrades and creating new jobs at its sawmill near the north shore of Lake Superior. The money is geared toward new product development which requires additional debarking and drying capacity, and sawline modifications, including residual handling. The province contributed $1.9...
Redwoods League Scientists Reveal Need for Forest Conservation Efforts
SAN FRANCISCO — PRNewswire — Coast redwoods and giant sequoia are two of California’s iconic symbols and greatest natural treasures, and the work to save them is only just beginning. Save the Redwoods League, the San Francisco-based nonprofit that helped launch the conservation movement in the U.S. 100 years ago, has released its first-ever State of...
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