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Enterprise pellet mill held up over development permit

January 21, 2019

CBC News — While 320 hectares of land near Enterprise, N.W.T. remains covered in snow, the CEO of a proposed multimillion-dollar wood pellet plant is growing increasingly frustrated by the most recent delay in a series of setbacks preventing the company from beginning construction. Hay River businessman and former mayor Brad Mapes

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18-story mass timber building built in 66 days

January 21, 2019

The Architects Newspaper — When it came time for Acton Ostry Architects to select a manufacturer for the mass timber components of the 18-story Brock Commons Tallwood House at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, Structurlam stood out. “Experience, qualifications, supply, schedule, cost” all worked to Structurlam’s benefit,

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Europe looks to Fredericton scientist for help with emerald ash borer

January 21, 2019

CBC News — Peter Silk, a Fredericton-based research scientist is headed to Europe to share his expertise about the “green menace.” As one of the world’s leading experts on the destructive beetle, he’s been invited to a meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, where an infestation of the borers is in its infancy.

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West Fraser announces temporary production curtailments

January 16, 2019

VANCOUVER, CNW — West Fraser has announced temporary curtailments of approximately three weeks of production throughout the first quarter of 2019 at each of three British Columbia sawmills:  Chasm, 100 Mile House, and Chetwynd.  In addition, the Williams Lake Sawmill will be shut down for approximately a week to complete certain capital upgrades.  The

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Global timber and wood products market declines

January 16, 2019

Declining trade of softwood lumber, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China were some of the biggest international lumber developments in the 3Q/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.  Global softwood lumber trade down  Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down

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13 First Nations come together to create new forestry agreement

January 16, 2019

CBC NEWS — Thirteen Indigenous communities who control more than 50%t of the provincial allocated and active wood supply in Saskatchewan have banded together. According to a report by CBC News, the agreement was signed between the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, Big River First Nation, Pelican Lake First nation, Witchekan

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Statement from Health Canada on Glyphosate

January 16, 2019

OTTAWA, CNW — Health Canada’s primary objective in regulating pesticides is to protect Canadians’ health and the environment. That is why the Department regularly reviews all pesticides to make sure that they continue to meet modern health and safety standards. Following the release of the Department’s final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate in

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