Tree Frog Forestry News

Canfor announces sawmill closure, pulp curtailment

The Tree Frog Forestry News
May 21, 2020
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canfor to permanently close its Isle Pierre sawmill and curtail both of its Prince George pulp mills for four weeks. In other Company news: a diverse group of BC firms oppose the Mosaic/Steelworkers log export proposal; Western Forest Products is fined for a 2015 accident; Pinnacle Pellet takes heat from a Smithers ENGO; Katerra names Paal Kibsgaard as CEO; and Harold Maxwell of Temple-Inland fame passed away unexpectedly last Sunday. 

In other news: due to COVID-19, the Southern Forest Products Association and APA – the Engineeered Wood Association go virtual with their safety and health award winners. Meanwhile: FPAC lobbies for smart regulation in stimulus spending; this year’s forest fire season (worldwide) could be deadly; Canada urged to scale up nature-based climate solutions; and US family forests offer innovative carbon solutions.

Finally, more new faces in the #TreeFrogICU and don’t forget your B-day wishes for Dr. John Worrall.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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