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  • EPAC wary of pest infestation and climate change

    Published On : April 6, 2015

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and its members understand and embrace the value and importance of managing Canada’s forests responsibly. Canada has the second largest forest cover in the world. We harvest much less than 1% of the …

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  • Graco will release first quarter account on April 22

    Published On : April 6, 2015

     Graco Inc. announced that it will release its First Quarter 2015 earnings after the New York Stock Exchange closes on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. A full text copy of the earnings announcement will be available on the Company’s website at …

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  • Norbord fixed price of The Notes offering

    Published On : April 6, 2015

    Norbord Inc. has announced the price of its offering of US$315 million in a aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes. The Notes will be due 2023 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 6.25 percent. The offer …

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  • Plum Creek Timber to invest $10m at Northwest Montana unit

    Published On : April 4, 2015

    Owing to robust housing market in USA and growing demand of timber Plum Creek Timber has decided to invest $ 10 million at its Northwest Montana manufacturing plants to swell the production.   “We’re optimistic overall for another good year,” …

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  • AF and PA worried of new endangered species

    Published On : April 4, 2015

    American Forest & Paper Association has issued a statement taking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s new list of endangered of species into account. They said listing long eared bat as endangered species will hinder forest management activities.     …

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  • North America did not take deeping Global log price route

    Published On : April 3, 2015

    Sawlog price has been declined throughout the world in terms of both local currencies and US dollar in the 4Q in the year 2014.   Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the third consecutive quarter to $83.12/m3, which was …

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  • Bernard Lanigan, Jr. and Andrew G. Wiltshire Nominated as Board of Directors at Rayonier

    Published On : April 3, 2015

    Rayonier announced that the nomination of Bernard Lanigan, Jr. and Andrew G. Wiltshire to the board of directors for election as its annual meeting of shareholders scheduled for May 14, 2015. The other nominees include seven current members of the …

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  • New Designs to Aluminium Framed Door Styles by Conestoga

    Published On : April 3, 2015

    As modern design continues to gain market share, Conestoga’s Aluminium Frame Door Collection is generating increasing interest and Conestoga is pleased to announce a significant expansion in both color and design.   New Aluminium Frame Finishes designed specifically for back …

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  • Mastercam at Eastec 2015

    Published On : April 3, 2015

    After exhibiting at CIMT Mastercam is now heading towards to participate in Eastec 2015 to showcase their latest creations. Eastec 2015 attendees will get to see the most powerful mastercam machining software yet. Stop by booth # 5249 at the …

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  • Confor completes acquisition of Southern Lumber

    Published On : April 2, 2015

    Confor Corporation has completed acquisition of Southern Lumber Company. The acquisition includes a sawmill located in Hermanville, Mississippi which is large log southern yellow pine dimension lumber mill producing predominantly long wide-width lumber.  “With the completion of this acquisition, we …

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  • Ainsworth is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Norbord

    Published On : April 1, 2015

    Now Norbord acquired all of outstanding common shares of Anisworth in an all-share transaction. Similarly, Ainsworth shareholders received 0.1321 of shares of Noprbord for each Anisworth share.   With the completion of the merger, it is expected that the common …

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  • Pine beetle eroding lumber business in Canada

    Published On : April 1, 2015

    Canadian lumber production companies are struggling to cope with rampant threat of mountain pine beetle that caused less number of productions. Frustrating with the growing problem most companies are relying on sawmills in USA in order to balance production ratio, …

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  • Scientists Turns Waste Wood into High Octane Fuel

    Published On : April 1, 2015

    Mahdi Abu-Omar’s high-octane fuel and artificial vanilla flavoring share on thing in common: they both were developed from wastewood.   Leading a team of researchers at Perdue University, Abu Omar, a chemist and chemical engineer, recently developed a new method …

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  • New Task Groups Responsible to Tackle EPA Requirements and FPIS Installation

    Published On : April 1, 2015

    Two new task groups were created by the Wall Interface Council at the AAMA Annual Conference in February.   Sealants and Adhesives Environmental Advocacy Task Group The window and door manufacturing industry, including its material suppliers, has been hard hit …

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  • James Gorman Joins West Fraser

    Published On : April 1, 2015

    West Fraser announced that the appointment of the James Gorman AS Vice-President, Corporate and government relation effective from May 19, 2015. Mr. Gorman will join West Fraser after having served as President and Chief Executive Officer at the Council of …

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  • Polyethylene Exterior Doors by Conestoga

    Published On : March 31, 2015

    More and more consumers want to maximize the hours they spend outside; extending a kitchen, living or dining room outside is a common practice nowadays. Conestoga existing exterior wood offering includes Teak, Cypress, Thermally-Treated Poplar and Mahogany, and while these …

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  • Dieffenbacher has received an order for OSB plant

    Published On : March 31, 2015

    Diffenbacher has received an order from Martco, LLC, a Roy O Martin subsidiary for a forming and press line as part of Martco’s recently announced OSB plant to be built in Corrigan, Texas. This new plant is the first major …

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  • Georgia-Pacific to take over pine sawmill

    Published On : March 30, 2015

    Georgia-Pacific is going to take over the Rocky Creek small-diameter pine sawmill in Mexia, Alabama, from US-American plywood and OSB manufacturer Roy O. Martin Lumber Management. The takeover terms are to remain undisclosed. According to news released by the companies …

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  • FDM300 rises by 9.3% in 2014

    Published On : March 28, 2015

    FDM 300, the furniture and cabinet manufacturer, has ended the financial 2014 with a positive note as it has drawn $43.325 billion from the market, that is actually 9.3 percent higher than the 2013 mark, FDM report revealed.   A …

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  • OSHA officials underestimated cost of Silica Rule:Study

    Published On : March 27, 2015

    New Study finds that OSHA officials underestimated cost of Silica Rule for construction industry by $4.5 Billion a year, adding to Growing list of concerns about the flawed rule.   Estimate one of several examples of how agency fundamentally misunderstands …

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