Nov. 14, 2018 – West Fraser will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills. The curtailment will be realized through the elimination of the third shift at each sawmill.
Nov. 13, 2018 – The government today revealed plans to invest $15 million in Granule 777 Inc. The funds will go towards helping the company build a fully integrated industrial wood pellet and sawmill complex.
Nov. 12, 2018 – Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is temporarily curtailing sawmill operations at its Fort St. James, B.C. sawmill for a two-week period commencing today, due primarily to log costs and current lumber market conditions. An additional two-week curtailment is planned around the Christmas period, resulting in a total reduction of approximately 15 per cent of Conifex’s B.C. lumber production for the quarter.
Nov. 8, 2018 – On April 20, 2017, a logging train derailed on the Englewood Railway in Woss on Vancouver Island, killing three and injuring two.
Nov. 2, 2018 – B.C.’s forests are diverse and impressive, and the photos Canadian Forest Industries has received so far as part of our third annual forestry photo contest, in partnership with COFI, reflect this. The submissions also showcase the importance of forest products in our everyday lives and the many ways we interact with them.
Nov. 2, 2018 – The government of British Columbia released an action plan in response to the Abbott/Chapman Report on B.C.'s 2017 wildfire and flood seasons.
Nov. 2, 2018 – Canfor Corporation announced today it will be curtailing sawmill operations in British Columbia (B.C.) during Q4 2018 due to log supply constraints, log costs and current market conditions. The curtailment is expected to reduce Canfor’s B.C. production output by approximately 10 per cent throughout the quarter.
Oct. 29, 2018 – Canada's forest sector continues to be an important generator of good, middle-class jobs and income in communities across the country, including rural, remote and Indigenous communities. Our government is working with Indigenous peoples to ensure that they participate in — and benefit from — natural resource projects.
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