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Dr. Phil Tappe, UAM forestry dean retires

October 14, 2020

Dr. Phil Tappe will retire from his post as the University of Arkansas at Monticello Dean of the College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources and the Director of the U of A System Division of Agriculture’s Forest Resources Center. The move is effective on December 31. Tappe has spent

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Premier shuffles cabinet, names new health, labour and forestry ministers

October 14, 2020

HALIFAX, THE CANADIAN PRESS — Nova Scotia’s premier brought a former health minister back for a second stint Tuesday in a cabinet shuffle that follows high-profile resignations of three men vying to replace him as Liberal leader.  Stephen McNeil touted Leo Glavine, who served in the health portfolio from 2013

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Conifex announces secured revolving credit facility

October 14, 2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, GLOBE NEWSWIRE — Conifex Timber Inc. (“Conifex”) has announced that it has completed a $10 million secured revolving credit facility (the “Facility”) with Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada. The Facility is available for a term of 3 years and is substantially secured by Conifex’s lumber segment

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Wood Solutions Conference

October 13, 2020

The annual Wood Solutions Conference is dedicated to showcasing innovative advancements and applications for wood products and building systems in design and construction. Leading-edge speakers will inform and inspire you at the 2020 Virtual Wood Solutions Conference. Don’t miss this exceptional week of learning to advance your knowledge and ingenuity

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Available fuel and fire weather influence carbon emissions

October 13, 2020

Northern Arizona University — As climate warming stokes longer fire seasons and more severe fires in the North American boreal forest, being able to calculate how much carbon each fire burns grows more urgent. New research led by Northern Arizona University and published  in Nature Climate Change suggests that how much

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Study shows B.C. forest industry builds strong communities

October 12, 2020

Vancouver, B.C. – A recently released study conducted by iTotem Technologies Ltd. for the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) found that in 2019, COFI member companies purchased $7 billion worth of goods and services from nearly 9,900 B.C.–based companies and Indigenous suppliers located in every region of the province.   “Many people tend to associate the forest industry with rural areas and smaller communities, but this study shows

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Russian pulp increasingly important to China

October 8, 2020

FOREST2MARKET — China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by the Chinese government that aims to invest in nearly 70 countries and international organizations. The initiative is poised to boost international trade, and it has the potential to accelerate economic growth across Asia, Central and

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