Natural Disasters! Can forestry rebound? BOOM! – At precisely 8:32 a.m. PDT on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helen’s, a volcanic peak in southwestern Washington state, suffers a massive eruption devastating some 210 square miles of wilderness. The aftermath is astounding. The land where native forests proudly stood moments ago
OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADIAN WOOD COUNCIL – The Canadian Wood Council has partnered with federal and provincial governments to conduct a series of five separate research burns on a full-scale mass timber structure in Ottawa. The largest burn, happening on a 2-storey, 3700 ft structure, will take place at the end
Housing affordability posted a modest gain for average conditions in the first quarter of 2022 as a strong jump in national median income helped to offset a gradual rise in interest rates. However, home builders warn of current deteriorating conditions as a sharp jump in mortgage rates in March and
Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., issued the following statement regarding U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s recent visit to Canada to discuss the U.S.-Canada trade relationship with her counterpart Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of International Trade,
Mississauga, ON – Weston Forest was once again recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2022 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $50 million, demonstrating leadership in the areas
Montréal, Québec – Kruger announced that its affiliate Kruger Specialty Papers Holding L.P. entered into a definitive share purchase agreement pursuant to which one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries will purchase all the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of DKP Pulp ULC, a legal entity wholly-owned by Domtar Inc.
The spray is meant to control caterpillars that feed off a variety of trees before eventually turning into moths that then begin the cycle again. CAPTION: Mississauga’s aerial spray program begins early next week in an effort to save the city’s tree canopy. Low flying helicopters are scheduled to be