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Tolko’s BC operations to take extended holiday downtime

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 15, 2019
Category: Today's Takeaway

Tolko will be shutting down operations across BC for two weeks over the holiday season, adding to the BC Interior’s economic woes. In related news: BC’s Liberal leader says the NDP has no plan to help the forest sector; coastal mayors beg parties to resolve BC forestry strike; poor newsprint markets have Resolute closing its Augusta Georgia plant; and Conifex reports Q3 improvement despite losses.

In other news: BC seeks public input on old growth forest management; UN seeks to streamline science on boreal forests; and large scale automated forest tree breeding comes to Sweden. Meanwhile, mass timber makes news in Ontario; Quebec; Mississippi; and with Freddie Mac economists.

Finally, the world’s first floating timber tower is unveiled in–you guessed it—Amsterdam.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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