Articles

World’s first mass plywood panel approved for 18-story buildings

March 20, 2019

The Architects Newspaper —  Oregon — Freres Lumber moved into wood veneers some 60 years ago and in 1998 purchased a plywood plant. Now, its made another step: getting U.S. and Canadian patents on its mass plywood panel (MPP), the first veneer-based mass timber panel in the world, and fire approvals to build up

Read More

Time is Running Out!  

March 19, 2019

 Register Now for the Inspector Training School in   Haliburton, Ontario – Class Begins March 25  In just 10-weeks, your employees can learn the rules and application of the NHLA hardwood lumber grading system and be ready to begin work as a Hardwood Lumber Inspector. But that’s not all…in just 10-weeks you can

Read More

Guest Speakers for the Inspector Training School 188th Class Graduation 

March 19, 2019

State Sen. Dolores Gresham and NHLA President, Darwin Murray will address the graduating class of the NHLA Inspector Training School on Friday, March 29, 2019.  Gresham serves the 26 District representing Chester, Decatur, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, McNairy, and Henderson counties.  The lumber industry is very important to our Senate

Read More

Resolute rejects Repap bid

March 19, 2019

CBC News — Resolute Forest Products has rejected a bid from a private investment group interested in purchasing the shuttered paper mill in Fort Frances, Ont., and says it will turn its attention to redeveloping the site. That was communicated in a letter sent by the forestry giant to Fort

Read More

Wanted: Wood Recycling Success Stories

March 18, 2019

The Canadian Wood Waste Recycling Business Group is looking for wood recycling success stories. “Please provide us with your ongoing industry related Wood recycling “success stories … articles, press releases and industry related business achievements” through your Social media Links and direct postings on our social media pages.” Your Success

Read More

CAC questions BC government decision on mass timber building

March 18, 2019

VANCOUVER, CNW — The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) expresses surprise at the announcement by the BC government that they would bypass the ongoing 2020 National Building Code of Canada (“NBCC”) processes and allow municipalities to issue building permits for encapsulated mass timber construction (EMTC) up to 12 storeys. The Building Code

Read More

Repap Resources submits bid for Fort Francis mill

March 18, 2019

CBC News — A private investment group has made an offer for the shuttered mill in Fort Frances, Ont., and says, if its bid is successful, it will restart the plant, putting hundreds of people to work. The mill, owned by Resolute Forest Products, was closed in 2014 and no

Read More

Your #1 source for forestry and forest industry news.

Built by Sofa Communications