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Upcoming webinar series on managing woody fibre

January 14, 2021

FPINNOVATIONS — The extraction of residual fibre in British Columbia leading to the reduction of open-air burning of harvest residues is the focus of a new webinar series that will be offered in February and March 2021. Experts from FPInnovations and the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations,

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New ‘Free to Grow in Forestry’ microsite

January 14, 2021

Mattawa, ON – The Canadian Institute of Forestry / Institute Forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) and the Centre for Social Intelligence (CSI) are pleased to announce the official launch of Free to Grow in Forestry, a microsite that communicates to all stakeholders in the forest sector the resources developed through the

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2021 TLA SUPPLIERS’ SHOWCASE

January 13, 2021

Suppliers’ Showcase Wednesday, January 13, 2021 We are pleased to announce a special Suppliers’ Showcase webinar series brought to you by TLA suppliers who will highlight their products and services. Each supplier will spend a few minutes sharing information followed by a Q&A period when TLA members can ask their

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Why is there a lumber shortage in the U.S.?

January 13, 2021

CAPITAL PRESS — Many parts of the U.S. are facing lumber shortages — and experts say the problem is acute in the West after 2020’s devastating wildfires. Industry experts say several events led to the lumber shortage: lockdown orders and closures, new safety protocols that slowed production at mills and

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Mass Timber Conference goes virtual

January 12, 2021

The 6th Annual 2021 International Mass Timber Conference will be 100% virtual, March 30–April 1, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The move to virtual for the world’s largest mass timber event creates exciting, new opportunities for what is usually an in-person conference. A virtual platform should drive even greater global attendance—over

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Boise Cascade announces second door shop

January 12, 2021

BOISE, Idaho, BUSINESS WIRE— Boise Cascade has announced the opening of a new door shop in the Houston market. The 160,000 square-foot facility will serve approximately 900 customers from the Building Materials Distribution’s (BMD) Houston Distribution Center. This new shop will assemble Therma-Tru exterior doors and offer PrismaGuard premium stain

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Domtar exits diaper business

January 12, 2021

MY ESPANOLA NOW — Domtar Corporation is selling its diaper and adult incontinence business for $920 million U.S., nearly a decade after adding the new line of products to offset declining paper sales. The Montreal and South Carolina-based pulp and paper company says it has signed an agreement to sell

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