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Saskatoon replacing sand, salt with wood chips in test run

The City of Saskatoon is testing out an environmentally friendly way to make roads less slick this winter. According to a report by the CBC, the city of Saskatoon was inspired by cities in Switzerland and Quebec. City workers will be using wood chips on icy roads in the North Industrial...

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Canfor to Acquire Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc.

VANCOUVER, CNW — Canfor Corporation has announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a purchase price of US$110 million, which includes normalized working capital. The purchase price represents a 4.3 times EBITDA multiple based on Elliott’s twelve months trailing EBITDA. The transaction will be...

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  • Interfor Corp. shares down more than 9% on third-quarter results

    Interfor Corp.’s share price was trading down more than 9 % Friday (Nov. 9, 2018) as the company missed earnings expectations amid volatile lumber prices. “The dominating feature of the third quarter this year was the drop, in lumber prices that began in late May and early June and continued...

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  • UNECE and Canada champion a more sustainable forest

    This is the key message of the Vancouver Invitation on Forest Products for a Better Future, a bold and forward-looking statement of intent to harness the environmental, economic and social benefits of sustainable forest management.Innovative and sustainably produced wood products, when coupled with sustainable forest management, can ‘build the future’...

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  • $100,000 Endowment for Indigenous students pursuing graduate studies in Forestry

    TimberWest and the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia (UBC)  announced a first-of-its-kind $100,000 endowment program for Indigenous students pursuing a graduate degree in forestry. The endowment established by TimberWest, along with matching funds from the Faculty of Forestry, will award scholarships of $4,000 per year to First Nations,...

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  • Remembering the Canadian Forestry Corps

    By Derek Nighbor, CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada November 11th marks Remembrance Day, a time to remember those who have served in the armed forces—including a little-known group called the Canadian Forestry Corps. It is somewhat fitting that this Corps served in Europe—after all, the roots of the Canadian forest...

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  • FSC Canada Welcomes Lorraine Rekmans and Nature Quebec to the Board of Directors

    The FSC Canada Board is made up of eight elected representatives (two per chamber). Four are elected by each membership chamber – Aboriginal Peoples, Economic, Environmental, and Social. FSC Canada presents the Board of Directors: Aboriginal Peoples Chamber David Flood, individual  Lorraine Rekmans, individual  Economic Chamber Andrew Tremblay, individual  Elston...

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Fall #1 2018 Vol 22#6

Fall #1 2018 Vol 22#6

October 26, 2018
By: Brett Vezina

 

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