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Over half a billion investment in sawmills planned across Louisiana

July 27, 2021

THE ACADIANA ADVOCATE — Transforming Louisiana’s forests into various tree-based products made from fast-growing pine to hardwood such as oak is a growing business as developers are on track to build $557 million of sawmill projects in the state. The newest is a $240 million sawmill planned in Bienville Parish

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Hunt Forest Products, Tolko Industries Announce New Sawmill

July 27, 2021

RUSTON, LA – Hunt Forest Products and Tolko Industries Ltd have announced they will build a $240 million, state-of-the-art sawmill in Bienville Parish, near Taylor, LA. Construction is expected to start in early 2022, and the new facility will employ approximately 60 people when operations begin in the first half

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Be Bear Wise while camping

July 26, 2021

Always call 911 in an emergency. Call 1-866-514-2327 to report a sighting. /ONresources TTY 705-945-7641 Packing checklist:  Long ropes for hanging food and garbage  Whistle or air horn  Bear spray  Long-handled axe  Dog leash  Garbage bags  Easily prepared food When enjoying Ontario’s campsites,

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Drying Hardwood Lumber – NHLA

July 26, 2021

Virtual Lunch & Learn sponsored by SII Dry Kilns     Title: Lunch & Learn with Dr. Gene Wengert Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021 Time: 9am PDT/ 11am CST / 12pm EST Price: FREE CLICK TO REGISTER Presenter: Dr. Gene Wengert, aka the Wood Doctor     Share the screen and a sandwich with Dr. Gene

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Liberal, NDP, Tory leaders all oppose government funding for Northern Pulp

July 26, 2021

CBC NEWS — Nova Scotia’s three main political party leaders might not agree on much, but there’s one issue on which they share the same view: if the owners of the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County get approval to reopen the beleaguered site, they should not count on financial assistance

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Heat dome highlights need for new plans

July 26, 2021

THE CANADIAN PRESS — George Abbott, co-author of “Addressing the New Normal: 21st Century Disaster Management in British Columbia,” said the current fire season shows more extensive efforts are needed than have been used in the past. “I just think there’s a new element of complexity in the challenge that

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RBC Forest Products Market Outlook

July 26, 2021

      By Paul Quinn, RBC Equity Analyst RBC Capital Markets   Homebuilders remain fairly positive, but DIY demand has slowed – D.R. Horton noted that housing market conditions remain robust, but building material shortages have made construction times less predictable. The company has had to slow the sales pace

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