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Teal Jones to curtail logging, 800 jobs at risk

September 11, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

The Teal Jones Group is halting all BC coastal logging affecting 300 contractors and—when they run out of logs—500 people employed at company mills. In related news: BC dials back its forecasts as the forestry slump reduces revenues; and property sales plunge in hard-hit communities. Elsewhere: lumber prices remain flat; Canadian housing starts are up; and US mortgage applications rise.

In other headlines:

  • CSA publishes first Canadian guide for wood chip fuel
  • Forest fires in 2017 released staggering amount of GHGs
  • Connecting the dots between the climate and biodiversity crises

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Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor