Tag: forest

  • US Log and Lumber Exports Up : 2013

    Log and lumber exports from Washington, Oregon, northern California, and Alaska increased by 20 per cent in volume in 2013 compared to 2012, the US Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station reported Friday. The total value of these exports also jumped, by nearly 37 per cent for log exports and by 23 per cent for […]

  • BioChar from Wood Residue

    This week the British Columbia government tabled its latest budget in the Legislature. The focus was on fiscal restraint, with most attention aimed at LNG and future revenue streams from that sector. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations receives an additional $30 million in funding, which replaces what was slashed in the […]

  • Labour Agreements

    Two sets of labour negotiations reached agreement this week. The BC Northern Interior Bargaining Committee (USW) and the Council on Northern Interior Forest Employment Relations (Conifer) have shook hands and reached a tentative agreement, said a United Steelworkers release Wednesday. Labour Agreements Talks resumed this week in Prince George, BC, where Conifer and the USW […]