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Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador

April 9, 2021

SAANICH NEWS — A B.C. pulp mill’s ability to provide critical material for COVID-19 personal protective equipment was a big step toward resolving forestry trade issues with the U.S., and the current lumber shortage pushing up house prices is the next step, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. says. Ambassador Kirsten

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Tesla Semis coming to Canada’s logging sector

April 9, 2021

TESLARATI — The Tesla Semi is about to electrify Canada’s logging industry, with Vancouver Island-based Mosaic Forest Management announcing that it had placed an order for three Tesla Semis. The company plans to use the all-electric Class 8 trucks for its logging activities.  The Tesla Semis would be used as

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Horgan warns forest industry of possible tenure take-backs

April 9, 2021

BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER — Addressing a timber shortage in B.C. is going to require some give and take, and the taking could include the government taking back tenure from some of the large tenure holders, warns Premier John Horgan. “There is too little fibre and we need to do something

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Pinnacle deal approved

April 8, 2021

VANCOUVER, BC, CNW — Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. has announced that the Company obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia approving the previously announced plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia), pursuant to which Drax Group plc through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Drax Canadian Holdings Inc., will acquire all

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A Diverse Group to Form Women’s Forest Congress Advisory Council

April 8, 2021

ABOVE: Tanya Wick, Vice President, People, and Services, Tolko Industries   WASHINGTON, PRNewswire — A group of visionary, practical, and supportive women has come together to help shape the Women’s Forest Congress. Advisory Council members serve as advisors to the Steering Committee, advocate for the Congress’s broader work, and ensure equal representation from diverse backgrounds,

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European wood pellet markets to grow by 40%

April 7, 2021

WRI — The forecasted growth in wood pellet production in Europe will increase competition for wood fiber and require new feedstock sources. Europe’s pellet industry is the largest in the world and is expected to continue to grow strongly, at least until 2025. The key factors driving this increase include:

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Element 5’s New Plant Certified for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber

April 7, 2021

St. Thomas | Toronto | Ripon –  Element5, Ontario’s first and only Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) manufacturer, is proud to announce that their new factory in St. Thomas, Ontario, has received certification from PFS TECO of Cottage Grove, WI (USA) for the production of CLT under the ANSI/APA PRG 320-2019 Standard

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