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Canada State-of-the-Forests Report: 2017

Canada State-of-the-Forests Report: 2017

This year Canada celebrates 150 years as a forest nation. Through The State of Canada’s Forests Annual Report, Natural Resources Canada provides the only national snapshot of Canada’s forests and forest industry. The federal agency has been tracking Canada’s journey towards sustainable forest management for 27 years. Read about the history of Canada’s forest sector and how the sector is leading the way in the global bioeconomy today. Canada Forest area Canada’s forest area of 347 million hectares (ha) has…

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North America Lumber Market Update: 3Q 2017

North America Lumber Market Update: 3Q 2017

As negotiations toward a Canada-US softwood lumber agreement furiously go on, different perspectives and data sets speak to the situation with Canadian softwood lumber exports into USA. Since the beginning of September there have been hearings in Washington, DC, for various sides — mostly US domestic interests — to table comments and submit on the topic of injury. Between now and the end of the year, Canada will have a chance to table some of its evidence. A lot of…

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BCFii Year-in-Review: 2016/17

BCFii Year-in-Review: 2016/17

This week British Columbia Forestry Innovation Investment released it’s 2016/17 Year in Review report. British Columbia Forestry Innovation Investment is a BC Crown agency with a mandate that includes developing and diversifying markets for BC forest products around the world as well as promoting forest practices and the environmental merits of wood products. According to the agency’s year-in-review report released this week, over the past year, BC FII and its partners in industry and government have continued to support the…

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Heffler Forest Products Reopens

Heffler Forest Products Reopens

Jobs are coming back to Hefler Forest Products’ sawmill in Middle Sackville, NS, starting next month, said Stan Mason, president of the forest products company to The Hants Journal September 15. The company will be producing specialty wood products, including 12-foot and 16-foot lengths and deck boards. The new hires next month will amount to 25 sawmill jobs, almost tripling the company’s workforce which now includes 15 employees at its biomass plant, to a total of 40 people. Under its…

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British Columbia New Government Budget Revealed: Forestry

British Columbia New Government Budget Revealed: Forestry

The newly-elected BC provincial government earlier this year has released it’s budget plan, for the general economy and for the forests ministry. There are some changes in the dollars for the 2017/18 estimate from the previous year. Madison’s caught up with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Thursday to get details on the new accounting. British Columbia New Forest Service Plan and Budget Estimate: 2017 / 18 The only major change to the new…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse: 2Q 2017

Madison’s Forest Pulse: 2Q 2017

The next issue of the wildly popular quarterly North American forest data update, Madison’s Forest Pulse, will soon be emailed to subscribers. The information tool for your forest management and investment planning. Don’t miss even one issue of this vital information! Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with timely information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips. Don’t miss out, order your subscription today! • what you need to plan your investment…

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Canada and US Softwood Lumber Update: 1Q ‘17

Canada and US Softwood Lumber Update: 1Q ‘17

New data this week out of Statistics Canada, on Canadian softwood lumber production and sawmill sales, as well as from the US Department of Commerce, on US coniferous wood imports and exports, give an excellent update to the economic state of the North American forest products industry for 1Q 2017. According to figures Wednesday from the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agriculture Service, the USA imported 8.5 million cubic metres of softwood lumber from Canada in 1 Q 2017, a…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse : 1Q 2017 Forest and Timber Analysis

Madison’s Forest Pulse : 1Q 2017 Forest and Timber Analysis

MADISON’S FOREST PULSE NEXT ISSUE RELEASED THIS WEEK….ORDER NOW TO NOT MISS OUT!! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with vital information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO ORDER! FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL: Michael Low | Director & Group Lead, Commercial Banking | Scotiabank www.scotiabank.com : “I am amazed at the data you’ve been able to…

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North American Lumber Market Update: April 2017

North American Lumber Market Update: April 2017

Next week, Canadian forest products operators will be put out of their uncertainty and will find out any preliminary trade actions on softwood lumber by the US. Final determinations will be at the end of November 2017, for both CVD and AD duties. LATEST SOFTWOOD LUMBER PRICE MOVEMENTS APRIL 2017: Benchmark dimension lumber commodity Western Spruce Pine Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr up US$140 ( 31% ) to US$450 mfbm compared to one year ago. Eastern Spruce Pine Fir KD 2×4…

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Canada & US Lumber Exports & Imports: Full Year 2016

Canada & US Lumber Exports & Imports: Full Year 2016

North America’s forest products manufacturers had a great 2016, in terms of production volumes, sales, and imports and exports, according to the very latest data this week from Statistics Canada and the US Census. Softwood Lumber and Log Imports and Exports: Canada and US 2016 CANADA SOFTWOOD LUMBER EXPORTS FULL-YEAR 2016 :: VALUES HS 440710 LUMBER, CONIFEROUS (SOFTWOOD), OF A THICKNESS EXCEEDING 6 MM Canada Lumber Coniferous Exports TO USA Full-Year 2016 2016 C$7,503 million +21% 2015 C$5,934 million +6.6%…

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